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clarinet


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clarinet  \Clar"i*net`\,  n.  [F.  clarinette  dim.  of  clarine,  from 
  L.  clarus.  See  {Clear},  and  cf  {Clarion}.]  (Mus.) 
  A  wind  instrument,  blown  by  a  single  reed,  of  richer  and 
  fuller  tone  than  the  oboe,  which  has  a  double  reed.  It  is  the 
  leading  instrument  in  a  military  band. 
 
  Note:  [Often  improperly  called  {clarionet}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clarinet 
  n  :  a  single-reed  instrument  with  a  straight  tube 




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