Uilleann Pipes Definition

ilən, ilyən
Irish bagpipes, with air provided to the bag by a bellows compressed between the player's elbow and waist.
Webster's New World

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.


Origin of Uilleann Pipes

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

    From Wiktionary

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