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English horn

noun

Simple Definition of English horn

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

Full Definition of English horn

  1. :  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

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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

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




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