Definitions for flageoletˌflædʒ əˈlɛt, -ˈleɪ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
flag•eo•letˌflædʒ əˈlɛt, -ˈleɪ(n.)
a small end-blown flute that has four finger holes in front and two in the rear.
Category: Music and Dance
Origin of flageolet:
1650–60; < F
a French bean variety with light-colored seeds; usually dried
flageolet, treble recorder, shepherd's pipe(noun)
a small fipple flute with four finger holes and two thumb holes
A type of small flute.
A type of kidney bean, common in France.
Origin: From flageolet.
a small wooden pipe, having six or more holes, and a mouthpiece inserted at one end. It produces a shrill sound, softer than of the piccolo flute, and is said to have superseded the old recorder