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The Collaborative International Dictionary

Flauto \Flau"to\ (flou"t[-o]), n. [It.] A flute.

Flauto piccolo[It., little flute], an octave flute.

Flauto traverso[It., transverse flute], the German flute, held laterally, instead of being played, like the old fl[^u]te [`a] bec, with a mouth piece at the end.


Flauto can refer to:

  • a recorder if flauto dolce, flauto a becco or flauto diritto
  • a flute if flauto traverso
  • a last name such as Shannon Flauto

Usage examples of "flauto".

On the road, he played flauto music and she danced, for coppers thrown.