piffero

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Italian piffero

Noun[edit]

piffero

  1. (music) A form of oboe.
  2. (music) A particular organ stop.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle High German pīfer, compare German pfeifen (to whistle).

Noun[edit]

piffero m (plural pifferi)

  1. piffero, a relatively short Italian double-reed wind instrument, often accompanied by the Apennine müsa or the accordian in northern Italy, or by the zampogna in southern Italy
  2. piffero or fife player
  3. fife

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