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contrabassoon

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noun con·tra·bas·soon \ˌkän-trə-bə-ˈsün, -ba-\

Definition of contrabassoon

  1. :  a double-reed woodwind instrument having a range an octave lower than that of the bassoon —called also double bassoon



1877

First Known Use of contrabassoon

1877


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