Definition of Mirliton. Meaning of Mirliton. Synonyms of Mirliton

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Definition of Mirliton

Mirliton
Mirliton Mir"li*ton, n. [F.] A kind of musical toy into which one sings, hums, or speaks, producing a coarse, reedy sound. Trilby singing ``Ben Bolt' into a mirliton was a thing to be remembered, whether one would or no! --Du Maurier.

Meaning of Mirliton from wikipedia

- Mirliton may refer to: Chayote or mirliton (French Creole – also mirleton), a pear-shaped vegetable or its vine Mirliton, a comic book cat character created...
- Mirliton, Flügelmütze, or Flügelkappe was a tall hat worn by hussars, light cavalrymen, and light infantrymen in the period 1750–1800, remaining in increasingly...
- The eunuch flute, onion flute, or mirliton (/ˈmɜːrlɪtɒn/; French: flûte eunuque, flûte à l'oignon or mirliton; German: Zwiebelflöte) is a musical instrument...
- Chayote (Sechium edule), also known as mirliton, güisquil, pimpinela and choko, is an edible plant belonging to the gourd family, Cucurbitaceae. This fruit...
- to a player's voice when the player vocalizes into it. It is a type of mirliton (which itself is a membranophone), one of a class of instruments which...
- dancers (Tea) Russian dancers (Candy Canes) Danish shepherdesses / French mirliton players (Marzipan) Mother Ginger Polichinelles (Mother Ginger's Children)...
- adopted a black uniform with a Totenkopf emblazoned on the front of its mirlitons and wore it on the field in the War of Austrian Succession and in the...
- croquettes. Shrimp and Grits from Cochon Butcher in New Orleans A lunch of Mirliton shrimp and grits from Karma Kitchen Shrimp and grits with cheddar cheese...
- Hussar from Husaren-Regiment Nr.5 (von Ruesch) in 1744 with the Totenkopf on the mirliton (ger. Flügelmütze)....
- drum shapes, like waisted, long, footed, cylindrical, conical and barrel Mirlitons, Kazoos and Swazzles vibrate in sympathy with sounds travelling across...