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o·boe

 (ō′bō)
n.
1. A slender woodwind instrument with a conical bore and a double-reed mouthpiece, having a range of three octaves and a penetrating, poignant sound.
2. A reed stop in an organ that produces a sound similar to that of the oboe.

[Italian, from French hautbois; see hautboy.]

o′bo·ist n.

oboe

(ˈəʊbəʊ)
n
1. (Instruments) a woodwind instrument of the family that includes the bassoon and cor anglais, consisting of a conical tube fitted with a mouthpiece having a double reed. It has a penetrating nasal tone. Range: about two octaves plus a sixth upwards from B flat below middle C
2. (Classical Music) a person who plays this instrument in an orchestra: second oboe.
Archaic form: hautboy
[C18: via Italian oboe, phonetic approximation to French haut bois, literally: high wood (referring to its pitch)]
ˈoboist n

o•boe

(ˈoʊ boʊ)

n.
a woodwind instrument having a slender conical, tubular body and a double-reed mouthpiece.
[1690–1700; < Italian < French hautbois=haut high + bois wood; compare hautboy]
o′bo•ist, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oboe - a slender double-reed instrumentoboe - a slender double-reed instrument; a woodwind with a conical bore and a double-reed mouthpiece
double reed, double-reed instrument - a woodwind that has a pair of joined reeds that vibrate together
basset oboe, heckelphone - an oboe pitched an octave below the ordinary oboe
musette pipe - a small simple oboe
oboe da caccia - an alto oboe; precursor of the English horn
oboe d'amore - an oboe pitched a minor third lower than the ordinary oboe; used to perform baroque music
shawm - a medieval oboe
Translations
أُوبُوّمِزْمار
hoboj
obo
oboe
oboe
oboa
oboa
óbó
オーボエ
오보에
obojininkasobojus
oboja
hoboj
oboa
oboe
เครื่องดนตรีประเภทเป่าชนิดหนึ่ง
kèn ôboakèn oboe

oboe

[ˈəʊbəʊ] Noboe m

oboe

[ˈəʊbəʊ] nhautbois m
I play the oboe → Je joue du hautbois.

oboe

nOboe f

oboe

[ˈəʊbəʊ] noboe m

oboe

(ˈəubəu) noun
a type of high-pitched woodwind musical instrument.
ˈoboist noun

oboe

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References in classic literature ?
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