Dictionary

English horn

noun

: a musical instrument that is similar to the oboe but lower in pitch

Full Definition of ENGLISH HORN

:  a double-reed woodwind instrument resembling the oboe in design but having a longer tube and a range a fifth lower than that of the oboe
ADVERTISEMENT

Illustration of ENGLISH HORN

Origin of ENGLISH HORN

translation of Italian corno inglese
First Known Use: 1838
ENGLISH HORN Defined for Kids

English horn

noun

Definition of ENGLISH HORN for Kids

:  a woodwind instrument that is similar to an oboe but is longer and has a deeper tone

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: English irisPrevious Word in the Dictionary: English hollyAll Words Near: English horn
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears