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  • n. An Armenian woodwind instrument.

Etymologies

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A recent borrowing, probably from Armenian դուդուկ (duduk), itself from Ottoman Turkish دودوک (düdük).

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  • An ancient traditional double-reed woodwind instrument of the Caucasus, Middle East and Eastern Europe, perhaps the oldest surviving musical instrument in the world - up to 3000 years old. The instrument is called balaban in Azerbaijan.

    September 20, 2009