Definition of woodwind in English:

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woodwind

Pronunciation: /ˈwo͝odˌwind/

noun

[treated as singular or plural]
Wind instruments other than brass instruments forming a section of an orchestra, including flutes, oboes, clarinets, and bassoons: striking passages for woodwind and brass [as modifier]: a woodwind instrument
More example sentences
  • The shortcomings of the Queensland Orchestra's woodwind and brass sections are widely discussed in arts circles.
  • Today we find women in brass, percussion and woodwind sections, as well as the safe-havens of strings and harpdom.
  • The entire woodwind and brass sections were all off stage!

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Syllabification: wood·wind

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