Definition of flügelhorn
: a valved brass instrument resembling a cornet but having a larger bore
flügelhornistplay \ˈflü-gəl-ˌhȯr-nist, ˈflue-\ noun
Origin and Etymology of flügelhorn
German, from Flügel wing, flank + Horn horn; from its use to signal the flanking drivers in a battue
First Known Use: 1854See Words from the same year
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