Woodwind Definition

wo͝odwĭnd
woodwinds
noun
woodwinds
A wind instrument in which sound is produced by the vibration of reeds in the mouthpiece, as a bassoon, clarinet, oboe, or saxophone, or by the passing of air across the mouthpiece, as a flute.
American Heritage
The woodwind instruments of an orchestra, or the players of these instruments.
Webster's New World
Any of such instruments.
Webster's New World
adjective
Designating a wind instrument made, esp. originally, of wood, as the flute, clarinet, or oboe.
Webster's New World
Of or composed for such an instrument or instruments.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Woodwind

Noun

Singular:
woodwind
Plural:
woodwinds
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