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 for Syrinx
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Syrinx \Syr"inx\, n.; pl. Syringes. [NL., from Gr. ? a pipe.]
     1. (Mus.) A wind instrument made of reeds tied together; --
        called also pandean pipes.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. (Anat.) The lower larynx in birds.
        [1913 Webster]
     Note: In birds there are two laringes, an upper or true, but
           voiceless, larynx in the usual position behind the
           tongue, and a lower one, at or near the junction of the
           trachea and bronchi, which is the true organ of the
           [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a primitive wind instrument consisting of several parallel
           pipes bound together [syn: panpipe, pandean pipe,
      2: the vocal organ of a bird

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