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cor anglais

[kawr ahng-gley] /ˌkɔr ɑŋˈgleɪ/
noun
Origin of cor anglais
1865-1870
1865-70; < French, equivalent to cor horn + anglais English
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British Dictionary definitions for cor anglais

cor anglais

/ˈkɔːr ˈɑːŋɡleɪ/
noun (pl) cors anglais (ˈkɔːz ˈɑːŋɡleɪ)
1.
(music) a woodwind instrument, the alto of the oboe family. It is a transposing instrument in F. Range: two and a half octaves upwards from E on the third space of the bass staff Also called English horn
Word Origin
C19: from French: English horn
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