noun \ˈbərn\

Definition of birn



  1. :  the pear-shaped socket of an instrument of the clarinet class into which the mouthpiece is fitted

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Origin and Etymology of birn

German (now usually birne), literally, pear, from Middle High German bir, from Old High German bira, from Medieval Latin pira — more at pear

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