cornett

cornet

noun
  1. a musical instrument consisting of a straight or curved tube of wood or ivory having finger holes like a recorder and a cup-shaped mouthpiece like a trumpet

Word Origin for cornett

from Old French cornet a little horn, from corn horn, from Latin cornū
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