oboist

[oh-boh-ist]
noun
a player of the oboe.

Origin:
1860–65; oboe1 + -ist

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oboe (ˈəʊbəʊ)
 
n
1.  a woodwind instrument of the family that includes the bassoon and cor anglais, consisting of a conical tube fitted with a mouthpiece having a double reed. It has a penetrating nasal tone. Range: about two octaves plus a sixth upwards from B flat below middle C
2.  a person who plays this instrument in an orchestra: second oboe
 
[C18: via Italian oboe, phonetic approximation to French haut bois, literally: high wood (referring to its pitch)]
 
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