Meaning of woodwind

wood•wind

Pronunciation: (wood'wind"), [key]
— n.
  1. a musical wind instrument of the group comprising the flutes, clarinets, oboes, bassoons, and occasionally, the saxophones.
  2. the section of an orchestra or band comprising the woodwind instruments.
—adj.
  1. of, relating to, or composed of woodwinds.
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