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Spanish translation of “reed”

reed

noun /riːd/
a kind of tall, stiff grass growing on wet or marshy ground
junco, caña
reeds along a riverbank.
a thin piece of cane or metal in certain wind instruments (eg the oboe, clarinet) which vibrates and makes a sound when the instrument is played
lengüeta
I need to replace the reed in my saxophone.
(Definition of reed from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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