reed pipe

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noun

an organ pipe having a reed that is vibrated by air to produce the sound.

Nearby words

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  2. reed grass,
  3. reed instrument,
  4. reed mace,
  5. reed organ,
  6. reed stop,
  7. reed warbler,
  8. reed, john,
  9. reed, sir carol,
  10. reed, stanley forman

Origin of reed pipe

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300

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British Dictionary definitions for reed pipe

reed pipe

noun

a wind instrument, such as a clarinet or oboe, whose sound is produced by a vibrating reed
an organ pipe sounded by a vibrating reed
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