[Dixielandjazz] embouchure

Henry B. Stinson dixielandjazz@ml.islandnet.com
Mon, 03 Jun 2002 22:30:18 -0400

Main Entry: em·bou·chure
Pronunciation: 'äm-bu-"shur, "äm-bu-'
Function: noun
Etymology: French, from (s')emboucher to flow into, from en- + bouche
mouth -- more at DEBOUCH
Date: 1760
1 : the position and use of the lips, tongue, and teeth in playing a wind
2 : the mouthpiece of a musical instrument
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