flügelhorn

noun
flü·​gel·​horn | \ ˈflü-gəl-ˌhȯrn How to pronounce flügelhorn (audio) , ˈflᵫ- How to pronounce flügelhorn (audio) \
variants: or fluegelhorn

Definition of flügelhorn

: a valved brass instrument resembling a cornet but having a larger bore

Other Words from flügelhorn

flügelhornist \ ˈflü-​gəl-​ˌhȯr-​nist How to pronounce flügelhorn (audio) , ˈflᵫ-​ \ noun

Examples of flügelhorn in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ronnie Wilson was a genius with creating, producing, and playing the flugelhorn, Trumpet, keyboards, and singing music, from childhood to his early seventies. Elise Brisco, USA TODAY, 4 Nov. 2021 Ronnie Wilson was a genius with creating, producing, and playing the flugelhorn, Trumpet, keyboards, and singing music, from childhood to his early seventies. Elise Brisco, USA TODAY, 4 Nov. 2021 Ronnie Wilson was a genius with creating, producing, and playing the flugelhorn, Trumpet, keyboards, and singing music, from childhood to his early seventies. Elise Brisco, USA TODAY, 4 Nov. 2021 Ronnie Wilson was a genius with creating, producing, and playing the flugelhorn, Trumpet, keyboards, and singing music, from childhood to his early seventies. Elise Brisco, USA TODAY, 4 Nov. 2021 Ronnie Wilson was a genius with creating, producing, and playing the flugelhorn, Trumpet, keyboards, and singing music, from childhood to his early seventies. Elise Brisco, USA TODAY, 4 Nov. 2021 Ronnie Wilson was a genius with creating, producing, and playing the flugelhorn, Trumpet, keyboards, and singing music, from childhood to his early seventies. Elise Brisco, USA TODAY, 4 Nov. 2021 Ronnie Wilson was a genius with creating, producing, and playing the flugelhorn, Trumpet, keyboards, and singing music, from childhood to his early seventies. Elise Brisco, USA TODAY, 4 Nov. 2021 Ronnie Wilson was a genius with creating, producing, and playing the flugelhorn, Trumpet, keyboards, and singing music, from childhood to his early seventies. Gil Kaufman, Billboard, 3 Nov. 2021

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First Known Use of flügelhorn

1854, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for flügelhorn

German, from Flügel wing, flank + Horn horn; from its use to signal the flanking drivers in a battue

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The first known use of flügelhorn was in 1854

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Last Updated

14 Jan 2022

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“Flügelhorn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fl%C3%BCgelhorn. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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