rackett

noun rack·ett \ˈrakə̇t\

Definition of rackett

plural

-s

  1. :  an obsolete bass instrument of the oboe family having its tube bent upon itself in short lengths that are enclosed in a cylinder —called also sausage bassoon

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Origin and Etymology of rackett

German


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