wind instrument

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noun

a musical instrument sounded by the breath or other air current, as the trumpet, trombone, clarinet, or flute.

Origin of wind instrument

First recorded in 1575–85
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wind instrument

noun

any musical instrument sounded by the breath, such as the woodwinds and brass instruments of an orchestra
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