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champagne flute

Definition:

a tall narrow wineglass

Class:

artifact noun (man-made objects)

Plural:

champagne flutes

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

flute | flute glass

Etymology:

Old French flaute (12th century), from Old Provencal flaut, of uncertain origin,...
(Source: Online Etymology)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Champagne stemware

refers to the flute and coupe glasses used in the enjoyment of champagne, other sparkling wines, and certain beers. The champagne flûte is a stem glass with a tall, narrow bowl. The bowl of a flute may resemble a narrow wine glass as seen in the ... (46 of 806 words, 3 images)

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Wiktionary:

champagne flute | champagne flutes [plural] | champagne glass [synonym]

A piece of stemware with a long stem and a tall, narrow bowl on top, designed to keep champagne desirable during its consumption by preventing heat from the drinker's hand from warming the champagne while retaining its carbonation. (38 of 39 words, 1 image)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/champagne flute

Collins Dictionary:

champagne flute

a tall, thin champagne glass - the type of glass connoisseurs say you should drink champagne out of (18 of 356 words, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/champagne-flute

Cambridge Dictionary:

champagne flute | flute

a tall, narrow glass with a long stem, which is used for drinking champagne (14 of 21 words)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/champagne-flute

Britannica Encyclopedia:

flute [musical instrument] | flûte [French] | Flöte [German]

wind instrument in which the sound is produced by a stream of air directed against a sharp edge, upon which the air breaks up into eddies that ... (27 of 822 words, 6 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/211498​/flute

New World Dictionary:

flute | fluted [past tense] | fluting [present participle] | flutelike [adjective, related]

a high-pitched wind instrument consisting of a long, slender tube, played ... | an ornamental groove or pleat in cloth, etc. ; [architecture] a long, ... (24 of 145 words, 9 definitions, pronunciation, 1 image)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/flute

Merriam-Webster:

flute [entry 1, noun] | recorder [synonym, sense-specific] | flutelike [adjective, related] | fluty [adjective, related] | flutey [adjective, related]

"recorder" [sense-specific] ; a keyed woodwind instrument consisting of a ... | something long and slender: as ; a tall slender wineglass ; a grooved ... (24 of 135 words, 3 definitions, pronunciations, 1 image)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/flute

flute [entry 2, verb] | fluted [past tense] | fluting [present participle] | fluter [noun, related]

to play a flute | to produce a flutelike sound | to utter with a flutelike sound | to form flutes in (19 of 41 words, 4 definitions)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/flute show=1

Columbia Encyclopedia:

flute

in music, generic term for such wind instruments as the fife, the flageolet, the panpipes, the piccolo, and the recorder. The tone of all flutes is ... (26 of 280 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/ent​/A​0819008​.html

American Heritage Dictionary:

flute | fluted [past tense] | fluting [present participle] | flutes [3rd-person singular present] | transverse flute [sense-specific] | fluter [noun, related] | flutey [adjective, related] | fluty [adjective, related]

[music] ; A high-pitched woodwind instrument consisting of a slender tube ... | Any of various similar reedless woodwind instruments, such as the ... (22 of 189 words, 11 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/flute

Oxford Dictionary:

flute | flute-like [derived]

a wind instrument made from a tube with holes that are stopped by the ... | an organ stop with wooden or metal flue pipes producing a tone similar to ... (29 of 179 words, 8 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/flute

Random House Dictionary:

flute | fluted [past tense] | fluting [present participle]

a musical wind instrument consisting of a tube with a series of fingerholes ... | an organ stop with wide flue pipes, having a flutelike tone. | ... (25 of 173 words, 12 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/flute

Macmillan British Dictionary:

flute [countable] | flutes [plural]

a musical instrument that you hold sideways to your mouth and play by ... | a tall narrow glass, especially one for drinking champagne (23 of 83 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/flute

Encarta Dictionary:

flute | flutes [plural] | fluted [past tense] | fluting [present participle]

a woodwind instrument with a cylindrical narrow body, usually held out to ... | a wind instrument without a reed | an organ stop with a tone like a ... (27 of 180 words, 8 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861612482​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Online Etymology:

flute

First use: early 14th century

Origin: Old French flaute (12th century), from Old Provencal flaut, of uncertain origin, perhaps imitative or from Latin flare "to blow"; ... (23 of 144 etymology words)

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=flute

American Heritage Dictionary:

flute | fluted [past tense] | fluting [present participle] | flutes [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Middle English floute, from Old French flaute, from Old Provençal flaüt, perhaps a blend of flaujol, flageolet ... (17 of 30 etymology words)

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Collins Dictionary:

flute

First use: 14th century

Origin: from Old French flahute, via Old Provençal, from Vulgar Latin flabeolum (unattested); perhaps also influenced by Old Provençal ... (20 of 24 etymology words)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/flute

New World Dictionary:

flute | fluted [past tense] | fluting [present participle]

Origin: Middle English floute from Old French fleüte, flaute from Provencal fläut, probably from flaujol (Old French flajeol: see "flageolet") + laüt, "lute"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/flute

Oxford Dictionary:

flute

Origin: Middle English: from Old French flahute, probably from Provençal flaüt, perhaps a blend of flaujol "flageolet" + laüt "lute"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/flute

Wiktionary:

flute | flutes [plural] | fluted [past tense] | fluting [present participle]

Origin: Old French flaute, from Provençal flaut, ultimately from three possibilities

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/flute

Merriam-Webster:

flute [entry 1, noun]

First use: 14th century

Origin: Middle English floute, from Anglo-French floute, fleute, from Old French flaüte, probably of imitative origin

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/flute

Encarta Dictionary:

flute | flutes [plural] | fluted [past tense] | fluting [present participle]

First use: 14th century

Origin: Old French flaute, Middle Dutch flute from Old Provençal flaut

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861612482​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Wiktionary:

flute | flutes [plural] | fluted [past tense] | fluting [present participle]

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "flute"

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/flute

Cambridge Dictionary:

champagne flute

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "champagne flute"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "champagne flute"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/champagne-flute

flute

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "flute"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "flute"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/flute

Collins Dictionary:

flute

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "flute"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/flute

Macmillan British Dictionary:

flute [countable] | flutes [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "flute"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/flute

Macmillan American Dictionary:

flute [countable] | flutes [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "flute"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/flute

the Free Dictionary:

flute

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "flute"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "flute"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "flute" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/flute

Google Dictionary:

flute | flutes [plural] | fluted [past tense] | fluting [present participle]

Audio: English pronunciation of "flute"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

flute

Audio: North American pronunciation of "flute"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=flute​001 word=flute

YourDictionary Audio:

flute

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "flute" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/flute

freedictionary.org:

Flute

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Flute" by speech synthesizer

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