crumhorn

[kruhm-hawrn]

Origin of crumhorn

1950–55; < German Krummhorn, equivalent to krumm crooked, bent + Horn horn
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British Dictionary definitions for crumhorn

crumhorn

krummhorn

noun
  1. 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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