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bassoonnoun [C]

uk   us   /bəˈsuːn/
a ​largemusicalinstrument that is ​played by ​blowing into a ​long, ​curvedtube
(Definition of bassoon from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bassoonnoun [C/U]

 us   /bəˈsun/
a tube-shaped ​musicalinstrument that ​produceslownotes and is ​played by ​blowing through two ​reeds (= ​thinpieces of ​wood) and ​pressingkeys on ​itsfront to ​producenotes, or this ​type of ​instrumentgenerally; a ​woodwind
(Definition of bassoon from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bassoon”
in Korean 바순…
in Arabic الباسون (آلة موسيقية من آلات النفخ تصدر أصواتا خافتة)…
in Malaysian basun…
in French basson…
in Russian фагот…
in Chinese (Traditional) 巴松管,大管,低音管…
in Italian fagotto…
in Turkish fagot…
in Polish fagot…
in Spanish fagot…
in Vietnamese kèn fagôt…
in Portuguese fagote…
in Thai ปี่ใหญ่…
in German das Fagott…
in Catalan fagot…
in Japanese バスーン, ファゴット…
in Chinese (Simplified) 巴松管,大管,低音管…
in Indonesian bason…
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