double bassoon

double bassoon

noun
a bassoon an octave lower in pitch than the ordinary bassoon: the largest and deepest-toned instrument of the oboe class; contrabassoon.

Origin:
1875–80

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double bassoon
 
n
music the lowest and largest instrument in the oboe class; contrabassoon

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