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French horn

noun

: a brass musical instrument that has a long tube which forms a circle and has a wide opening at one end

Full Definition of FRENCH HORN

:  a circular valved brass instrument having a conical bore, a funnel-shaped mouthpiece, and a usual range from B below the bass staff upward for more than three octaves
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First Known Use of FRENCH HORN

1682
FRENCH HORN Defined for Kids

French horn

noun

Definition of FRENCH HORN for Kids

:  a circular brass musical instrument with a large opening at one end and a mouthpiece shaped like a small funnel

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