buccina

noun buc·ci·na \ˈbəksənə\
variants: less commonly

buccin

\-sə̇n\

Definition of buccina

plural

buccinae

\-ˌnē\ also

buccins

  1. :  a Roman military trumpet shaped like the letter C

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Origin and Etymology of buccina

Latin buccina, bucina, from bu- (from bov-, bos head of cattle) + -cina (from canere to sing, play) — more at cow, chant


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