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.
- Also alp·horn [alp-hawrn] /ˈælpˌhɔrn/ .
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British Dictionary definitions for alpenhorn
another name for alphorn
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