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



BrE BrE//ˈtjuːbə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtuːbə//
Musical instruments
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a large brass musical instrument that you play by blowing, and that produces low notes See related entries: Musical instruments Word Origin mid 19th cent.: via Italian from Latin, ‘trumpet’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: tuba