Meaning of embouchure

em•bou•chure

Pronunciation: (äm"boo-shoor', äm'boo-shoor" Fr. än-b&oomacr-shyr'), [key]
— pl. -chures
  1. the mouth of a river.
  2. the opening out of a valley into a plain.
    1. the mouthpiece of a wind instrument.
    2. the adjustment of a player's mouth to such a mouthpiece.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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