[ kluh-ree-noh ]

noun,plural cla·ri·ni [kluh-ree-nee], /kləˈri ni/, cla·ri·nos.
  1. a valveless trumpet used in the 17th and 18th centuries for playing rapid passages in the high register.

Origin of clarino

<Italian: trumpet, probably <Spanish clarin<French; see clarinet
  • Also called cla·rin trum·pet [kluh-reen]. /kləˈrin/.

Words Nearby clarino Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use clarino in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for clarino


/ (klæˈriːnəʊ) /

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

nounplural -nos or -ni (-nɪ)
  1. the high register of the trumpet

  2. an organ stop similar to the high register of the trumpet

  1. a trumpet or clarion

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