noun sar·ruso·phone \səˈrüzəˌfōn, -ˈrəsə-\

Definition of sarrusophone

  1. :  a metal wind instrument with a double reed and a tube of wide conical bore played like the bassoon and sometimes used in place of it or a contrabassoon


\-nə̇st\ noun, plural


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Origin and Etymology of sarrusophone

Sarrus, 19th century French bandmaster + -o- + -phone

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