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sax·o·phone

 (săk′sə-fōn′)
n.
A woodwind instrument with a single-reed mouthpiece and a usually curved conical metal tube, including soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone sizes.

[After Sax, surname of 19th-century Belgian instrument-making family.]

sax′o·phon′ist n.

saxophone

(ˈsæksəˌfəʊn)
n
(Instruments) a keyed wind instrument of mellow tone colour, used mainly in jazz and dance music. It is made in various sizes, has a conical bore, and a single reed. Often shortened to: sax
[C19: named after Adolphe Sax (1814–94), Belgian musical-instrument maker, who invented it (1846)]
saxophonic adj
saxophonist n

sax•o•phone

(ˈsæk səˌfoʊn)

n.
a musical wind instrument consisting of a conical, usu. brass tube with keys or valves and a mouthpiece with one reed.
[1850–55; Sax (see saxhorn) + -o- + -phone]
sax`o•phon′ic (-ˈfɒn ɪk) adj.
sax′o•phon`ist, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.saxophone - a single-reed woodwind with a conical boresaxophone - a single-reed woodwind with a conical bore
single-reed instrument, single-reed woodwind - a beating-reed instrument with a single reed (as a clarinet or saxophone)
Translations
سَكْسُوفُونسَكْسوفون: آلة موسيقيَّه
saxofon
saxofon
saksofoni
saksofon
szakszofonszaxofon
saxófónn
サクソフォーンサクソフォン
색소폰
saksofonassaksofonistas
saksofons
saxofon
saxofón
saksofon
saxofon
แซ็กโซโฟน
kèn saxophone

saxophone

[ˈsæksəfəʊn] Nsaxofón m, saxófono m

saxophone

[ˈsæksəfəʊn] nsaxophone m
I play the saxophone → Je joue du saxophone.

saxophone

nSaxofon nt, → Saxophon nt

saxophone

[ˈsæksəˌfəʊn] nsassofono

saxophone

(ˈsaksəfəun) noun
a type of musical instrument with a curved metal tube, played by blowing.
saxophonist (sakˈsofənist) , (ˈsaksəfounist) noun

saxophone

سَكْسُوفُون saxofon saxofon Saxophon σαξόφωνο saxofón saksofoni saxophone saksofon sassofono サクソフォーン 색소폰 saxofoon saksofon saksofon saxofone саксофон saxofon แซ็กโซโฟน saksafon kèn saxophone 萨克斯管
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