alphorn

[ alp-hawrn ]
/ ˈælpˌhɔrn /

noun

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British Dictionary definitions for alphorn

alphorn

alpenhorn

/ (ˈælpˌhɔːn) /

noun

music a wind instrument used in the Swiss Alps, consisting of a very long tube of wood or bark with a cornet-like mouthpiece

Word Origin for alphorn

C19: from German Alpenhorn Alps horn
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