althorn

noun
alt·​horn | \ ˈalt-ˌhȯrn How to pronounce althorn (audio) \

Definition of althorn

: an alto saxhorn

First Known Use of althorn

1854, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for althorn

German, from alt alto + Horn horn

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“Althorn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/althorn. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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