[ alp-hawrn ]
/ ˈælpˌhɔrn /
DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?
"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
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Words nearby alphorn
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British Dictionary definitions for alphorn
/ (ˈælpˌhɔːn) /
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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