hunting horn


: a signal horn used in the chase
specifically : a coiled circular horn with a flared bell and a cup-shaped mouthpiece

Examples of hunting horn in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sky Wahl, who plays Snout, tantalizes the air with chimes, cymbals, Tibetan tingsha bells and a hunting horn, among other instruments. Los Angeles Times, 14 July 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1598, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hunting horn was in 1598

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“Hunting horn.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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