Definition of piffero in US English:

piffero

noun

  • Any of various Italian woodwind instruments, especially one with a double reed.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Short Explication of Foreign Words in Musick Books. From Italian piffero from Middle High German pfīfer piper. Compare French piffero, Catalan pífaro, Spanish pífaro, Portuguese pífaro.

Pronunciation

piffero

/ˈpɪfərəʊ/