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euphonium

[yoo-foh-nee-uh m] /yuˈfoʊ ni əm/
noun
1.
a brass musical instrument similar to the baritone tuba but somewhat smaller, with a wider bore and mellower tone, and often having a second bell.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; euph(ony) + (harm)onium
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  • He later joined castle on stage playing the euphonium in a musical duet.
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euphonium

/juːˈfəʊnɪəm/
noun
1.
a brass musical instrument with four valves; the tenor of the tuba family. It is used mainly in brass bands
Word Origin
C19: New Latin, from euph(ony + harm)onium
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