bass horn

noun

Definition of bass horn

: an obsolete wind instrument shaped like a bassoon but with a cup-shaped mouthpiece

First Known Use of bass horn

1823, in the meaning defined above

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“Bass horn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bass%20horn. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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