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hautboy  (ˈəʊbɔɪ



  1. Also called: hautbois strawberry, haubois a strawberry, Fragaria moschata, of central Europe and Asia, with small round fruit
  2. an archaic word for oboe

Word Origin

C16: from French hautbois, from haut high + bois wood, of Germanic origin; see bush1


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