Wagner tuba

noun
Wag·​ner tuba | \ ˈvägnə(r)- \

Definition of Wagner tuba

: a brass wind musical instrument between a French horn and a tuba in construction and timbre designed by Wagner and called for in his scores

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History and Etymology for Wagner tuba

after Richard Wagner †1883 German composer

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“Wagner tuba.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Wagner%20tuba. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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