Definition of saxhorn
: any of a group of valved brass instruments ranging from soprano to bass and characterized by a conical tube, oval shape, and cup-shaped mouthpiece
Origin of saxhorn
Antoine Sax †1894 Belgian instrument maker + English horn
First Known Use: 1844
Rhymes with saxhorn
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