from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. A primitive wind instrument, consisting of a series of short hollow reeds or pipes, graduated in length by the musical scale, and fastened together side by side; a syrinx; a mouth organ; -- said to have been invented by the god Pan. Called also pipes of Pan, Pan's pipes and Panpipes.
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