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Origin of ophicleide
OTHER WORDS FROM ophicleideoph·i·clei·de·an, adjective
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Ophicleide, of′i-klīd, n. a large bass trumpet, with a deep pitch.
"Like an ophicleide," said Gerfaut, who could not help laughing at the importance the artist attached to his display of talent.Gerfaut, Complete|Charles de Bernard
The application of keys to the bugle produced the Kent bugle, and later the ophicleide.
Those which give out the fundamental tone and harmonics up to the eighth, such as the tubas and ophicleide.
In the ophicleide, the bass of the key-bugle, the bore is sufficiently wide to produce the fundamentals of a satisfactory quality.