a small fipple flute, similar to a recorder
Origin of flageoletFr, diminutive of Old French flageol, flajeol, a pipe, flute from Vulgar Latin an unverified form flabeolum, a flute from Classical Latin flare, to blow: see blast
- a variety of kidney bean, cultivated for its seed
- the pale-green, immature seed, used esp. in French cooking
Origin of flageoletFr, ultimately from Classical Latin faseolus: see frijol
A small flutelike instrument with a cylindrical mouthpiece, four finger holes, and two thumbholes.
Origin of flageoletFrench diminutive of Old French flajol flute from Vulgar Latin flābeolum possibly alteration of Latin flābellum diminutive of flābrum gust of wind from flāre to blow ; see bhlē- in Indo-European roots.
- (music) A type of small flute.
- A type of kidney bean, common in France.
From French flageolet.