krummhorn

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noun krumm·horn \ˈkrəm-ˌhȯrn\
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krumhorn

Definition of krummhorn

  1. :  a Renaissance double-reed woodwind instrument consisting of a curved boxwood tube and having a pierced cap covering the reed

Origin and Etymology of krummhorn

German Krummhorn, from krumm curved + Horn horn


First Known Use: circa 1696


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