from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A pair of joined reeds that vibrate together to produce sound in certain wind instruments, such as bassoons and oboes.
- noun An instrument in which sound is produced by a pair of joined reeds.
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- noun music A
pairof reeds, in any of several wind instruments, that are joined together and vibratetogether
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- noun a woodwind that has a pair of joined reeds that vibrate together
- noun a pair of joined reeds that vibrate together to produce the sound in some woodwinds
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