bagpipes pl (normally plural, singular bagpipe)
- A musical wind instrument of Celtic origin, possessing a flexible bag inflated by bellows, a double-reed melody pipe and up to four drone pipes; any aerophone that produces sound using air from a reservoir to vibrate enclosed reeds.
- Bagpipes are traditionally played in most Celtic regions and many former parts of the British Empire.
- (musical wind instrument): mouthpiece, neck, chanter, chanter reed, chanter reed protector, bass drone, tenor drone
- 1999. The Companion to Irish Traditional Music. Fintan Vallely. Pg. 14.
musical wind instrument