Meaning of tuba

tu•ba

Pronunciation: (t'bu, ty'-), [key]
— pl. -bas -bae
    1. a valved, brass wind instrument having a low range.
    2. an organ reed stop of large scale with tones of exceptional power.
    3. an ancient Roman trumpet.
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