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mellophone

[mel-uh-fohn] /ˈmɛl əˌfoʊn/
noun
1.
a marching or military band brass instrument similar in appearance and range to the French horn but slightly smaller and simpler to play.
Also called tenor cor.
Origin of mellophone
1925-1930
First recorded in 1925-30; mello(w) + -phone
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mellophone

/ˈmɛləˌfəʊn/
noun
1.
(music) a brass band instrument similar in tone to a French horn
Word Origin
C20: from mellow + -phone
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