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- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /bəˈsuːn/
Audio (UK) (file)
- (General American) enPR: bə-so͞onʹ, IPA(key): /bəˈsun/
- Rhymes: -uːn
- Hyphenation: bas‧soon
bassoon (plural bassoons)
- A musical instrument in the woodwind family, having a double reed and playing in the tenor and bass ranges.
- Synonym: (dated) fagotto
musical instrument in the woodwind family
- To play the bassoon.
- To make a bassoon-like sound.
- Illative singular form of basso.