bagpipes Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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bagpipesnoun [plural]

uk   us   /ˈbæɡ.paɪps/ (also pipes)
a ​type of ​musicalinstrument, ​playedespecially in ​Scotland and Ireland, from which you ​producesound by ​blowingair into a ​leatherbag and ​forcing it out through pipes
bagpipe
adjective [before noun] uk   us   /-paɪp/
bagpipe ​music
(Definition of bagpipes from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bagpipesplural noun

 us   /ˈbæɡˌpɑɪps/
a ​musicalinstrumentplayed by ​blowingair into a ​bag and ​forcing it out through ​pipes, used esp. in Scotland
(Definition of bagpipes from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bagpipes”
in Korean 백파이프…
in Arabic القِرَب (نوع من آلات النفخ الموجودة خاصة في سكوتلندا)…
in Malaysian begpaip…
in French cornemuse…
in Russian волынка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 風笛…
in Italian zampogna, cornamusa…
in Turkish tulum, İskoç müzik aleti…
in Polish dudy…
in Spanish gaita…
in Vietnamese kèn túi…
in Portuguese gaita de foles…
in Thai ปี่สก็อต…
in German der Dudelsack…
in Catalan gaita…
in Japanese バグパイプ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 风笛…
in Indonesian seruling Skotlandia…
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