clarino

1 of 2

noun (1)

cla·​ri·​no
kləˈrē(ˌ)nō
plural clarini
-(ˌ)nē
or clarinos
1
2
a
: the trumpet as played in the 17th century in its high range without valves compare overblow
b
: the first trumpet part

called also clarin trumpet

3
: the middle register of the clarinet

called also clarion

clarino

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noun (2)

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plural -s
: solitaire sense 5b
used especially of aviary or cage birds kept for their song

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

Italian, trumpet, probably from Spanish clarín

Noun (2)

modification of Spanish clarín, literally, trumpet

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“Clarino.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clarino. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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