Uilleann-pipes meaning

ilən, ilyən
Irish bagpipes, with air provided to the bag by a bellows compressed between the player's elbow and waist.
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The bagpipes of Ireland, which have a bellows strapped around the wrist and arm to inflate the bag rather than the player blowing to do so.
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Origin of uilleann-pipes

  • A partial translation of Irish píb uilleann, literally "elbow pipe".
    From Wiktionary