/ˈsɪrɪŋks/ (sigh-rinks)
Plural syrinxes
1 A set of pan pipes.
2 Ornithology
The lower larynx or voice organ in birds, situated at or near the junction of the trachea and bronchi and well developed in songbirds.

Early 17th century: via Latin from Greek surinx ‘pipe, channel’.


The crafty crow gamed the syrinx system.


The Pan flute makes eerily beautiful music. Crows have a hoarse croak for a song. Both are related to the word syrinx, so, naturally, my bent mind combined the two meanings into one off-beat visualization.

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