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2 definitions found
 for embouchure
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Embouchure \Em`bou`chure"\, n. [F., fr. emboucher to put to the
     mouth; pref. em- (L. in) + bouche the mouth. Cf. Embouge,
     Debouch.]
     1. The mouth of a river; also, the mouth of a cannon.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Mus.)
        (a) The mouthpiece of a wind instrument.
        (b) The shaping of the lips to the mouthpiece; as, a flute
            player has a good embouchure.
            [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  embouchure
      n 1: the aperture of a wind instrument into which the player
           blows directly [syn: mouthpiece, embouchure]

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