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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

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Origin of ENGLISH HORN

translation of Italian corno inglese
First Known Use: 1838

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