sarrusophone

sarrusophone

[suh-roo-zuh-fohn, -ruhs-uh-]
noun
a metal double-reed wind instrument with a conical bore, related to the oboe and used especially in military bands.

Origin:
1870–75; named after Sarrus (19th-century French bandmaster); see -o-, -phone

sarrusophonist, noun
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sarrusophone (səˈruːzəˌfəʊn)
 
n
a wind instrument resembling the oboe but made of brass
 
[C19: named after Sarrus, French bandmaster, who invented it (1856)]

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