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double-reed

[ duhb-uhl-reed ]
/ ˈdʌb əlˈrid /
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adjective Music.
of or relating to wind instruments producing sounds through two reeds fastened and beating together, as the oboe.
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Origin of double-reed

First recorded in 1875–80
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double-reed

adjective
relating to or denoting a wind instrument in which the sounds are produced by air passing over two reeds that vibrate against each other
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