dulcian

(redirected from Douçaine)

dul·ci·an

 (dŭl′sē-ən)
n.
A woodwind instrument of the Renaissance and early baroque period, similar to a bassoon but with a smaller range. Also called curtal.

[Alteration of Old French douçaine, doucine, a kind of wind instrument, from douce, feminine of doux, sweet, pleasant, from Latin dulcis.]

dulcian

(ˈdʌlsɪən)
n
(Instruments) a Renaissance wooden wind instrument that was the precursor to the bassoon
Translations
Dulzian