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euphonium

[ yoo-foh-nee-uhm ]
/ yuˈfoʊ ni əm /
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noun
a brass musical instrument similar to the baritone tuba but somewhat smaller, with a wider bore and mellower tone, and often having a second bell.
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Origin of euphonium

First recorded in 1860–65; euph(ony) + (harm)onium
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British Dictionary definitions for euphonium

euphonium
/ (juːˈfəʊnɪəm) /

noun
a brass musical instrument with four valves; the tenor of the tuba family. It is used mainly in brass bands

Word Origin for euphonium

C19: New Latin, from euph (ony + harm) onium
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