clarionet
Clarinet Clar"i*net`, n. [F. clarinette, dim. of clarine, from L. clarus. See {Clear}, and cf. {Clarion}.] (Mus.) A wind instrument, blown by a single reed, of richer and fuller tone than the oboe, which has a double reed. It is the leading instrument in a military band.

Note: [Often improperly called {clarionet}.] [1913 Webster]


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