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crumhorn

[ kruhm-hawrn ]
/ ˈkrʌmˌhɔrn /
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noun
a Renaissance musical reed instrument having a cylindrical tube curved at the end.
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Also cromorne, krum·horn .

Origin of crumhorn

1950–55; <German Krummhorn, equivalent to krumm “crooked, bent” + Hornhorn
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British Dictionary definitions for crumhorn

crumhorn

krummhorn

/ (ˈkrʌmˌhɔːn) /

noun
a medieval woodwind instrument of bass pitch, consisting of an almost cylindrical tube curving upwards and blown through a double reed covered by a pierced cap

Word Origin for crumhorn

C17 cromorne, krumhorn, from German Krummhorn curved horn
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