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bombardon

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noun bom·bar·don \ˈbäm-bər-ˌdōn, bäm-ˈbär-dən\

Definition of bombardon

  1. 1 :  a bass tuba

  2. 2 :  the bass member of the shawm family



Origin and Etymology of bombardon

French, from Italian bombardone


First Known Use: 1856


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