English horn

noun

Definition of English horn

: a double-reed woodwind instrument resembling the oboe in design but having a longer tube and a range a fifth lower than that of the oboe

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Origin and Etymology of english horn

translation of Italian corno inglese


ENGLISH HORN Defined for English Language Learners

English horn

Definition of English horn for English Language Learners

  • : a musical instrument that is similar to the oboe but lower in pitch


ENGLISH HORN Defined for Kids

English horn

noun

Definition of English horn for Students

: a woodwind instrument that is similar to an oboe but is longer and has a deeper tone

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