Simple Definition of wind instrument
: a musical instrument (such as a flute, horn, or organ) that is played by blowing air through it
Full Definition of wind instrument
: a musical instrument (as a trumpet, clarinet, or organ) sounded by wind; especially : one sounded by the player's breath
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Definition of wind instrument for Students
: a musical instrument (as a clarinet, harmonica, or trumpet) sounded by the vibration of a stream of air and especially by the player's breath
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