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Definition of contrabassoon noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

contrabassoon

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈkɒntrəbəsuːn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːntrəbəsuːn//
 
(also double bassoon)
 
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a bassoon that is larger and longer than the normal type and produces lower notes
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: contrabassoon