noun heck·el·phone \ˈhekəl, fōn\

Definition of heckelphone

  1. :  a woodwind instrument of the oboe family pitched an octave below the normal oboe

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Origin and Etymology of heckelphone

German heckelphon, from Wilhelm Heckel, 20th century German instrument maker, its inventor + German -phon -phone

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