trumpet marine


noun

an obsolete musical instrument having a long, wooden, pyramid-shaped body, characteristically with one string that is touched with the finger to produce harmonics and is bowed between the touching finger and the upper end.

Nearby words

  1. trumpet,
  2. trumpet creeper,
  3. trumpet flower,
  4. trumpet honeysuckle,
  5. trumpet leg,
  6. trumpet vine,
  7. trumpet-leaf,
  8. trumpet-tree,
  9. trumpeter,
  10. trumpeter swan

Origin of trumpet marine

First recorded in 1665–75


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