cornopean

noun cor·no·pe·an \ˌkȯrnəˈpēən, kȯrˈnōpē-\

Definition of cornopean

plural

cornopeans

  1. 1 British :  an early name of the cornet (see 1cornet 1)

  2. 2 Cornopean plural Cornopeans :  a powerful organ reed stop of 8' pitch

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Origin and Etymology of cornopean

perhaps from Italian corno horn + pean paean, from Latin paean


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