cornet

[ kawr-net for 1; kawr-nit, kawr-net for 2–8 ]
/ kɔrˈnɛt for 1; ˈkɔr nɪt, kɔrˈnɛt for 2–8 /

noun

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Origin of cornet

1325–75; Middle English < Middle French, Old French, equivalent to corn horn (< Latin cornū; see cornu) + -et -et
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British Dictionary definitions for cornet

cornet
/ (ˈkɔːnɪt) /

noun

Word Origin for cornet

C14: from Old French, from corn, from Latin cornū horn
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