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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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

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 and Etymology of english horn

translation of Italian corno inglese


First Known Use: 1838

Rhymes with english horn

alpenhorn, barleycorn, Capricorn, cyberporn, flügelhorn, foreign-born, Golden Horn, hunting horn, longicorn, Matterhorn, peppercorn, powder horn, saddle horn, unicorn, waterborne, waterworn, weatherworn


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