clarino

[ kluh-ree-noh ]
/ kləˈri noʊ /

noun, plural cla·ri·ni [kluh-ree-nee] /kləˈri ni/, cla·ri·nos.

a valveless trumpet used in the 17th and 18th centuries for playing rapid passages in the high register.

Nearby words

  1. clarified,
  2. clarify,
  3. clarinda,
  4. clarinet,
  5. clarinetist,
  6. clarion,
  7. clarissa,
  8. clarisse,
  9. clarity,
  10. clark

Compare Bach trumpet.

Origin of clarino

< Italian: trumpet, probably < Spanish clarin < French; see clarinet

Also called cla·rin trum·pet [kluh-reen] /kləˈrin/.

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British Dictionary definitions for clarini

clarino

/ (klæˈriːnəʊ) /

adjective

of or relating to a high passage for the trumpet in 18th-century music

noun plural -nos or -ni (-nɪ)

the high register of the trumpet
an organ stop similar to the high register of the trumpet
a trumpet or clarion
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