oboe d'amour: Meaning and Definition of

o'boe d'a•mour'

Pronunciation: (du-moor'), [key]
  1. an oboe with a bulb-shaped bell that is pitched a minor third below the range of the conventional oboe and was much used in music of the Baroque period.
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