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 *flabeolum, possibly alteration of Latin flabellum, diminutive of flabrum, gust of wind, from flare, to blow; see bhl&emacron;- in Indo-European roots.
- (music) A type of small flute.
- A type of kidney bean, common in France.
From French flageolet.