ophicleide

noun
ophi·​cleide | \ˈäfəˌklīd, ˈōf-\
plural -s

Definition of ophicleide 

1 : a deep-toned brass wind musical instrument of the key bugle class, consisting of a large tapering tube bent double and provided with finger keys

2 : a powerful organ reed stop of 8-foot or 16-foot pitch

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Other Words from ophicleide

ophicleidean \ ¦⸗⸗¦klīdēən \ adjective

History and Etymology for ophicleide

French ophicléide, from ophi- + Greek kleid-, kleis key

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