noun Con·tra·posaune \ˈkän‧trə+\

Definition of Contraposaune



  1. :  a powerful reed stop on the pedal organ of 16′ pitch or 32′ pitch —called also Contra Trombone

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Origin and Etymology of contraposaune

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

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capable of being understood in two ways

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