Wald·​horn | \ ˈwȯldˌhȯrn, ˈvältˌ- \
plural Waldhorns

Definition of Waldhorn

b : french horn
2 : an organ reed stop of 8′ pitch or 16′ pitch with a tone resembling a natural horn

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History and Etymology for Waldhorn

German, from Middle High German walthorn, literally, forest horn, from walt forest (from Old High German wald) + horn, from Old High German

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“Waldhorn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Waldhorn. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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