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reed instrument

noun [C] uk   us  
a musical instrument such as the clarinet or oboe , which produces sound when a musician blows on the reed
Translations of “reed instrument”
in Chinese (Traditional) 簧樂器(如單簧管、雙簧管等)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 簧乐器(如单簧管、双簧管等)…
(Definition of reed instrument from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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