Musette

Month 3 – Word of the day 10

Musette

means

Also called musette bag. a small leather or canvas bag with a shoulder strap, used for carrying personal belongings, food, etc., while hiking, marching, or the like.

or

a French bagpipe of the 17th and early 18th centuries, with several chambers and drones, and with the wind supplied by a bellows rather than a blowpipe.

or

a woodwind instrument similar to but smaller than a shawm.

or

a short musical piece with a drone bass, often forming the middle section of a gavotte.

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