woodwind - definition and synonyms

noun [uncountable] music 

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/ˈwʊdˌwɪnd/
  1. musical instruments mainly made of wood that you play by blowing into them. Woodwind instruments include the flute, clarinet, and bassoon.
    1. a.
      [only before noun] belonging to this type of instrument, or using a musical instrument of this type

      the orchestra’s woodwind section

    See also brass