flygel

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Swedish[edit]

flyglar (2) on both sides of an old mansion
flygel (3)

Etymology[edit]

From German Flügel (wing), related to flyga (to fly), same as Danish flygel, Icelandic flygill. Historically used also in the sense of a bird's wing. Military sense since 1635. Of buildings since 1740. Of pianos since 1773.

Noun[edit]

flygel c

  1. (military) a flank of a military troop
  2. (architecture) a wing of a building
  3. (music) a grand piano

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