bassoon - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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/bəˈsuːn/
singularbassoon
pluralbassoons
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    a musical instrument consisting of a long wooden tube that you hold upright and play by blowing into a thin metal pipe that holds a double reed. It can produce very low sounds. A bassoon is a woodwind instrument. Someone who plays the bassoon is called a bassoonist.