Synonyms
Etymology

1. syrinx

noun. a primitive wind instrument consisting of several parallel pipes bound together.

Synonyms

  • pandean pipe
  • panpipe

Etymology

  • syrinx (Latin)
  • σῦριγξ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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2. syrinx

noun. the vocal organ of a bird.

Synonyms

  • structure
  • complex body part
  • body structure
  • bird
  • bodily structure

Antonyms

  • ratite
  • carinate

Etymology

  • syrinx (Latin)
  • σῦριγξ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

Sentences with syrinx


1. Noun, singular or mass
A parrot can produce sound with one or both sides of the syrinx, and it can produce two tones at the same frequency at the same time.

2. Adjective
While humans do not possess the syrinx vocal equipment, it is possible to make a bird whistler call that captures the attention of birds.

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