Meaning of bourdon
Pronunciation: (boor'dn, bôr'-, bōr'-), [key]
— n. Music.
- the drone pipe of a bagpipe.
- the drone string of a stringed instrument.
- a low-pitched tone; bass.
- a pipe organ stop of very low pitch.
- the bell in a carillon having the lowest pitch.
- bourdon (Thesaurus)