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Middle English, from Middle French, back-formation from cornemuser to play the cornemuse, from corne horn (from Latin cornu) + muser to play the bagpipe
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“Cornemuse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cornemuse. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.
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