Contraposaune

noun
Con·​tra·​posaune | \ ˈkän‧trə+ \
plural -s

Definition of Contraposaune

: a powerful reed stop on the pedal organ of 16′ pitch or 32′ pitch

called also Contra Trombone

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History and Etymology for Contraposaune

German kontraposaune, from kontra- contra- (from Latin contra-) + posaune trombone

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“Contraposaune.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Contraposaune. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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