Meaning of aerophone in English:


Pronunciation /ˈɛːrə(ʊ)fəʊn/


  • A wind instrument.

    ‘This aerophone with arch-formed blowing hole is made from a hornless bamboo tube of 50-60 cm long.’
    • ‘This aerophone can be used either as a solo instrument or joined with other instruments in an ensemble.’
    • ‘In addition, the harmonica belongs to the family of aerophones which I did not know very much about at the time.’
    • ‘Such reservoir aerophones are not limited to Scotland and Ireland.’
    • ‘Many aerophones have been created and used for thousands of years.’