clarinet

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 /ˌklærɪˈnet/



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
clar•i•net /ˌklærəˈnɛt/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]

    Music and Dancea woodwind instrument in the form of a long tube with a single reed attached to its mouthpiece.
clar•i•net•ist, clar•i•net•tist,n. [countable]

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
clar•i•net  (klar′ə net), 
n. 

    Music and Dancea woodwind instrument in the form of a cylindrical tube with a single reed attached to its mouthpiece.
Etymology:
  • French clarinette, equivalent. to Old French clarin clarion + -ette -ette
  • 1790–1800
clar′i•netist, clar′i•nettist, n. 


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

clarinet /ˌklærɪˈnɛt/ n
  1. a keyed woodwind instrument with a cylindrical bore and a single reed. It is a transposing instrument, most commonly pitched in A or B flat
  2. an orchestral musician who plays the clarinet
Etymology: 18th Century: from French clarinette, probably from Italian clarinetto, from clarino trumpet

ˌclariˈnettist, ˌclariˈnetist n



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