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    reed - Dictionary definition and meaning for word reed

    Definition
    (noun) tall woody perennial grasses with hollow slender stems especially of the genera Arundo and Phragmites Definition
    (noun) United States journalist who reported on the October Revolution from Petrograd in 1917; founded the Communist Labor Party in America in 1919; is buried in the Kremlin in Moscow (1887-1920)
    Synonyms : john reed
    Definition
    (noun) United States physician who proved that yellow fever is transmitted by mosquitoes (1851-1902)
    Synonyms : walter reed
    Definition
    (noun) a vibrator consisting of a thin strip of stiff material that vibrates to produce a tone when air streams over it
    Synonyms : vibrating reed
    Example Sentence
    • the clarinetist fitted a new reed onto his mouthpiece
    Definition
    (noun) a musical instrument that sounds by means of a vibrating reed
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