flügelhorn

noun flü·gel·horn \ ˈflü-gəl-ˌhȯrn , ˈflᵫ- \
variants: or fluegelhorn

Definition of flügelhorn

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

flügelhornist

play \ˈflü-gəl-ˌhȯr-nist, ˈflᵫ-\ noun

Origin and Etymology of flügelhorn

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


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