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reed instrument

noun, Music.
a wind instrument with a single or double reed, as a saxophone or an oboe.
Also called reed. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • To a reed-instrument player it was painful to see the oboist bite a bit off his reed when the tone was not to his liking!

    Rustic Sounds Francis Darwin

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