ventil

Pronunciation /ˈvɛntɪl/
noun
Music
1 A valve in a wind instrument.
2 A shutter for regulating the airflow in an organ.

Origin
Late 19th century from German, from Italian ventile, from medieval Latin ventile ‘sluice’, from Latin ventus ‘wind’.

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Tony thought it mean
And did not think it keen
To find his Sax’s ventil
Was blocked up by a lentil.

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