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An organ stop, typically with small conical open metal pipes.
- ‘These had an accident and all need their slots cut off, but dulcianas shouldn't have slots anyways.’
- ‘That is indeed what a large number of detuned dulcianas sound like at once!’
- ‘The volume of sound ranges from near inaudibility in dulcianas, to medium intensity in salicionals, to unbelievably loud in theater organ solo strings.’
Late 18th century via medieval Latin from Latin dulcis ‘sweet’.
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