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tu·ba  audio  (tb, ty-) KEY 

NOUN:
  1. A large, valved, brass wind instrument with a bass pitch.
  2. A reed stop in an organ, having eight-foot pitch.

ETYMOLOGY:
Italian, from Latin, trumpet; akin to tubus, tube

OTHER FORMS:
tuba·ist or tubist(Noun)


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