Tuba Mirabilis

noun

Tuba Mi·​rab·​i·​lis
-mə̇ˈrabələ̇s
plural Tuba Mirabilis
: a very powerful organ reed stop of tuba tone and usually 8′ pitch requiring high wind pressure

called also Tuba Major

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New Latin, wonderful tuba

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“Tuba Mirabilis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tuba%20Mirabilis. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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