Noun Definition


1.Definition: a musical instrument that sounds by means of a vibrating reed

Category: Objects

2.Definition: a vibrator consisting of a thin strip of stiff material that vibrates to produce a tone when air streams over it

"The clarinetist fitted a new reed onto his mouthpiece"

Category: Objects

3.Definition: tall woody perennial grasses with hollow slender stems especially of the genera Arundo and Phragmites

Category: Plants

4.Definition: 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)

Related Noun(s):john reed

Category: People

5.Definition: United States physician who proved that yellow fever is transmitted by mosquitoes (1851-1902)

Related Noun(s):walter reed

Category: People