hautbois

play
noun haut·bois \ˈ(h)ō-ˌbȯi\
variants: or

hautboy

Definition of hautbois

plural

hautbois

play \ˈ(h)ō-ˌbȯiz\ or

hautboys

  1. :  oboe

Origin and Etymology of hautbois

Medieval French hautbois, from haut high + bois wood


First Known Use: 1575


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