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cornet-à-pistons

[ kawr-net-uh-pis-tuhnz; French kawr-ne-a-pee-stawn ]
/ kɔrˈnɛt əˈpɪs tənz; French kɔr nɛ a piˈstɔ̃ /
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noun, plural cor·nets-à-pis·tons [kawr-nets-uh-pis-tuhnz; French kawr-ne-za-pee-stawn]. /kɔrˈnɛts əˈpɪs tənz; French kɔr nɛ za piˈstɔ̃/.
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Origin of cornet-à-pistons

1830–40; <French: literally, cornet with valves
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