cornet a pistons

cornet-à-pistons

[kawr-net-uh-pis-tuhnz; French kawr-ne-a-pee-stawn]
noun, plural cornets-à-pistons [kawr-nets-uh-pis-tuhnz; French kawr-ne-za-pee-stawn] .
cornet ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1830–40; < French: literally, cornet with valves

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