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alpenhorn

[al-puh n-hawrn]
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noun
  1. a long, powerful horn of wood or bark, with a cupped mouthpiece and a curved bell at opposite ends, used by Swiss herders and mountaineers.
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Origin of alpenhorn

1860–65; < German, equivalent to Alpen Alps + Horn horn
Also called alphorn.
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alpenhorn

noun
  1. another name for alphorn
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