alpenhorn


al·pen·horn

noun \ˈal-pən-ˌhrn\

Definition of ALPENHORN

:  a straight wooden horn 5 to 14 feet (about 1.5 to 4.3 meters) in length used chiefly by Swiss herdsmen

Variants of ALPENHORN

al·pen·horn or alp·horn \ˈalp-ˌhrn\

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Origin of ALPENHORN

German, from Alpen + Horn horn
First Known Use: 1811

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