heckelphone

noun

heck·​el·​phone
ˈhekəl,
fōn
: a woodwind instrument of the oboe family pitched an octave below the normal oboe

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Heckelphone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heckelphone. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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