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From French embouchure, from emboucher.

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Embouchure

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Embouchures

Embouchure (plural Embouchures)
  1. (music) The shape of the mouth and lips when playing a wind instrument.
    • 1963, Thomas Pynchon, V.:
      you could see the twin lines running down from either side of his lower lip, etched in by the force of his embouchure, looking like extensions of his mustache.

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From the verb emboucher (to flow through).

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Embouchure f. (plural Embouchures)

  1. mouthpiece (of a musical instrument)
  2. mouth (of a river)

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