cor anglais

[ kawr ahng-gley ]
/ ˌkɔr ɑŋˈgleɪ /

noun


Nearby words

  1. coquimbite,
  2. coquina,
  3. coquito,
  4. cor,
  5. cor adiposum,
  6. cor biloculare,
  7. cor blimey,
  8. cor bovinum,
  9. cor pulmonale,
  10. cor triatriatum

Origin of cor anglais

1865–70; < French, equivalent to cor horn + anglais English

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British Dictionary definitions for cor anglais

cor anglais

/ (ˈkɔːr ˈɑːŋɡleɪ) /

noun plural cors anglais (ˈkɔːz ˈɑːŋɡleɪ)

music a woodwind instrument, the alto of the oboe family. It is a transposing instrument in F. Range: two and a half octaves upwards from E on the third space of the bass staffAlso called: English horn

Word Origin for cor anglais

C19: from French: English horn

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