An instrument blown with a reed and resembling a clarinet but of much better compass embracing nearly four octaves The corno di bassetto
- a tenor clarinet; pitched in key of F below the B-flat clarinet
- a guitar blown with a reed, and resembling a clarinet, but of a great deal better compass, adopting almost four octaves.
(a.) A musical instrument blown with a reed, and resembling a clarinet, but of much higher compass, embracing nearly four octaves.