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oboenoun [C]

uk   /ˈəʊ.bəʊ/  us   /ˈoʊ.boʊ/
a tube-shaped ​musicalinstrument, ​played by ​blowing through a ​double reed at the ​top
(Definition of oboe from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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oboenoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈoʊ·boʊ/
a tube-shaped ​musicalinstrument that is ​played by ​blowing through two reeds (= ​thinpieces of ​wood), or this ​type of ​instrumentgenerally; a woodwind
(Definition of oboe from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “oboe”
in Korean 오보에…
in Arabic الأُبوا (آلة موسيقِيّة)…
in Malaysian obo…
in French hautbois…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雙簧管…
in Italian oboe…
in Spanish oboe…
in Vietnamese kèn ô-boa…
in Portuguese oboé…
in Thai เครื่องดนตรีประเภทเป่าชนิดหนึ่ง, ปี่โอโบ…
in German die Oboe…
in Catalan oboè…
in Japanese オーボエ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 双簧管…
in Indonesian oboe…
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