noun sack·but \ˈsak-(ˌ)bət\

Definition of SACKBUT

:  the medieval and Renaissance trombone

Origin of SACKBUT

Middle French saqueboute hooked lance, sackbut, from saquer to pull + boter to push — more at butt
First Known Use: 1533


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