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sarrusophone

[suh-roo-zuh-fohn, -ruhs-uh-] /səˈru zəˌfoʊn, -ˈrʌs ə-/
noun
1.
a metal double-reed wind instrument with a conical bore, related to the oboe and used especially in military bands.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; named after Sarrus (19th-century French bandmaster); see -o-, -phone
Related forms
sarrusophonist, noun
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sarrusophone

/səˈruːzəˌfəʊn/
noun
1.
a wind instrument resembling the oboe but made of brass
Word Origin
C19: named after Sarrus, French bandmaster, who invented it (1856)
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