oboe da caccia

noun oboe da cac·cia \ ¦ō(ˌ)bōdəˈkächə , ˌōbəˌwād- \

Definition of oboe da caccia

plural oboi da caccia \ˌōbəˌwēd-\ or oboe da caccias \-chəz\
:an alto oboe that is the forerunner of the modern English horn

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Origin and Etymology of oboe da caccia

Italian, literally, oboe of the hunt


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