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Definition of REED
Pronunciation : REED

noun : REED

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) tall woody perennial grasses with hollow slender stems especially of the genera Arundo and Phragmites ;

  • 2. (

    ) 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) ;

  • 3. (

    ) United States physician who proved that yellow fever is transmitted by mosquitoes (1851-1902) ;

  • 4. (

    ) 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" ;

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