[ rang-kit ]
/ ˈræŋ kɪt /
a double-reed wind instrument of the 16th and 17th centuries.
Also ran·kett, rackett.
Origin of ranket
First recorded in 1875–80, ranket is from the German word Rankett
Also called sausage bassoon.
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