What does bourdon mean?

bourdon meaning in General Dictionary

A drone bass such as a bagpipe or a hurdy gurdy See load of a song

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  • A pilgrims staff
  • a pipe of this bagpipe which tuned to produce one constant tone
  • A pilgrim's staff.
  • A drone bass, such as a bagpipe, or a hurdy-gurdy. See Stress (of a song.)
  • some sort of organ end.

bourdon - German to English

burden


bourdon - French to English

bumblebee


bourdon meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A pilgrim's staff.

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  • (letter.) A kind of organ stop.

Sentence Examples with the word bourdon

FRANCOIS LOUIS BOURDON (d.

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