saxtuba

noun
sax·​tu·​ba | \ ˈsaks-ˌtü-bə How to pronounce saxtuba (audio) , -ˌtyü- \

Definition of saxtuba

: a bass saxhorn

First Known Use of saxtuba

1856, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for saxtuba

Antoine Sax + English tuba

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“Saxtuba.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/saxtuba. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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