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saxtuba

[ saks-too-buh, -tyoo- ]
/ ˈsæksˌtu bə, -ˌtyu- /
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noun
a large bass saxhorn.
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Origin of saxtuba

1860–65; Sax (see saxhorn) + tuba
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