reed instrument


noun Music.

a wind instrument with a single or double reed, as a saxophone or an oboe.
Also called reed.
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Examples from the Web for reed instrument

  • 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