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- n. An instrument in the oboe family, pitched in A below middle C.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. are names of obsolete modifications of the oboe, often found in the scores of Bach and Handel.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an oboe pitched a minor third lower than the ordinary oboe; used to perform baroque music
From Italian oboe d’amore, literally “oboe of love”. (Wiktionary)