Hautboy Definition

hōboi, ōboi
hautbois, hautboys
noun
hautboys
An early type of oboe.
Webster's New World

(music) A reed stop on an organ giving a similar sound.

Wiktionary

A tall-growing strawberry, Fragaria elatior, having a musky flavour.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
hautboisoboe

Other Word Forms of Hautboy

Noun

Singular:
hautboy
Plural:
hautboys

Origin of Hautboy

  • French hautbois from Old French haut high haughty bois wood (of Germanic origin)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French hautbois

    From Wiktionary

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