WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2014
clar•i•net /ˌklærəˈnɛt/USA pronunciation  n. [countable]

    a 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]


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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