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flügelhorn

noun flü·gel·horn \ˈflü-gəl-ˌhȯrn, ˈflue-\

Definition of flügelhorn

  1. :  a valved brass instrument resembling a cornet but having a larger bore

flügelhornist play \-ˌhȯr-nist\ noun


Variants of flügelhorn

or fluegelhorn play \ˈflü-gəl-ˌhȯrn, ˈflue-\

Origin of flügelhorn

German, from Flügel wing, flank + Horn horn; from its use to signal the flanking drivers in a battue


First Known Use: 1854


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