saxhorn

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noun sax·horn \ˈsaks-ˌhȯrn\

Definition of saxhorn

  1. :  any of a group of valved brass instruments ranging from soprano to bass and characterized by a conical tube, oval shape, and cup-shaped mouthpiece

Origin and Etymology of saxhorn

Antoine Sax †1894 Belgian instrument maker + English horn


First Known Use: 1844


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