bombardon

noun
bom·bar·don | \ ˈbäm-bər-ˌdōn , bäm-ˈbär-dᵊn \

Definition of bombardon 

1 : a bass tuba

2 : the bass member of the shawm family

First Known Use of bombardon

1824, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for bombardon

French, from Italian bombardone

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