mellophone

noun
mel·​lo·​phone | \ˈme-lə-ˌfōn \

Definition of mellophone 

: a valved brass instrument similar in form and range to the French horn

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Two somehow escape through the swirl of trumpets, mellophones and clarinets. Donna Vickroy, Daily Southtown, "The little program that could," 11 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of mellophone

1913, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mellophone

mellow entry 1 + -phone

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