Entry from US English dictionary
A wind instrument, such as a trumpet or trombone, typically made of brass.
- The chalkos has frequently been interpreted as a brass instrument similar to the trumpet or horn.
- He is an internationally renowned bandleader and one of the greatest trumpet and brass instrument players.
- Saxes are quirky in that they have the mouthpiece of a woodwind, but the body (conical rather than cylindrical) of a brass instrument.
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Syllabification: brass in·stru·ment
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