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reed

noun [C] uk   /riːd/ us  
(the hollow stem of) any of various types of tall, stiff plants like grasses growing together in groups near water a thin piece of wood or metal that vibrates very quickly to produce sound in a musical instrument when someone blows it
Translations of “reed”
in Korean 갈대…
in Arabic قَصب…
in French roseau, anche…
in Turkish kamış, saz…
in Italian canna…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蘆葦(稈), (吹奏樂器的)簧片,簧舌…
in Russian тростник…
in Polish trzcina…
in Spanish junco, caña, lengüeta…
in Portuguese junco, cana, caniço…
in German das Schilf, das Rohrblatt…
in Catalan canya, jonc…
in Japanese (植物)アシ, ヨシ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 芦苇(杆), (吹奏乐器的)簧片,簧舌…
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