bassoon

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /bəˈsuːn/
  • (US) enPR: bə-so͞onʹ, IPA: /bəˈsun/
  • Hyphenation: bas‧soon

Noun[change]

Singular
bassoon

Plural
bassoons

Two bassoons
  1. (countable) (music) A bassoon is a large musical instrument that is shaped like a tube, makes low sounds, and is played by blowing into a small, thin tube in its side.
    The piece has a bassoon solo.

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