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noun Music.
the earliest form of the modern horn, consisting of a conical tube coiled in a circle for carrying over the shoulder, and having a flaring bell and a trumpetlike mouthpiece.
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Origin of hunting horn

First recorded in 1685–95
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British Dictionary definitions for hunting horn

hunting horn

noun
a long straight metal tube with a flared end and a cylindrical bore, used in giving signals in huntingSee horn (def. 9)
an obsolete brass instrument from which the modern French horn was developed
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