flageolet

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French flageolet.

Noun[edit]

flageolet (plural flageolets)

  1. (music) A type of small flute.
  2. A type of kidney bean, common in France.

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French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French flajol (flute) + diminutive -let; probably from Vulgar Latin flabeolum (flute), from Latin flare (to blow).

Noun[edit]

flageolet m (plural flageolets)

  1. (music) flageolet (type of small flute)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Italian fagiolo (bean), from Latin phaseolus (bean), diminutive form of Latin phaselus, from Ancient Greek φάσηλοσ (phásēlos, bean).

Noun[edit]

flageolet m (plural flageolets)

  1. A type of kidney bean, common in France.

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