fipple

fipple

noun

  1. A whistlelike mouthpiece for certain wind instruments, such as a recorder or flageolet, that channels the breath toward the sounding edge of a side opening.

    from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  2. An object similar to a fipple in an organ pipe.

    from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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Fipple of a Catalan recorder

A fipple is a constricted mouthpiece common to many end-blown flutes, such as the tin whistle and the recorder. These instruments are known variously as fipple flutes, duct flutes, or tubular-ducted flutes.

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