Origin of cromorne
1685–95; < French, alteration of German Krumhorn; see crumhorn
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Examples from the Web for cromorne
Cromorne is the German "krummhorn;" there is no English equivalent known.
The girl turned like a frightened aardvark, still holding the cromorne in her hand.Of All Things
Robert C. Benchley
With the ordinary boring of eight lateral holes the cromorne possesses a limited compass of a ninth.
By its construction the cromorne is one of the oldest wind instruments; it is evidently derived from the Gr.
The “Platerspil,” of which Virdung gives a drawing, is only a kind of cromorne.