Origin of panpipePan + pipe
[alsoP-] a primitive musical instrument made of a row or rows of reeds or tubes of graduated lengths bound together and played by blowing across the open upper ends
also pan′pipes or Pan's pipes
A primitive wind instrument consisting of a series of pipes or reeds of graduated length bound together, played by blowing across the top open ends. Also called mouth organ . Also called Pandean pipe . Also called syrinx .
Origin of panpipePan pipe