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crumhorn

[kruhm-hawrn] /ˈkrʌmˌhɔrn/
noun
1.
a Renaissance musical reed instrument having a cylindrical tube curved at the end.
Also, cromorne, krumhorn.
Origin of crumhorn
1950-1955
1950-55; < German Krummhorn, equivalent to krumm crooked, bent + Horn horn
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crumhorn

/ˈkrʌmˌhɔːn/
noun
1.
a medieval woodwind instrument of bass pitch, consisting of an almost cylindrical tube curving upwards and blown through a double reed covered by a pierced cap
Word Origin
C17 cromorne, krumhorn, from German Krummhorn curved horn
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