sax-horn

saxhorn

[saks-hawrn]
noun
any of a family of brass instruments close to the cornets and tubas.

Origin:
1835–45; named after A. Sax (1814–94), a Belgian who invented such instruments

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saxhorn (ˈsæksˌhɔːn)
 
n
a valved brass instrument used chiefly in brass and military bands, having a tube of conical bore and a brilliant tone colour. It resembles the tuba and constitutes a family of instruments related to the flugelhorn and cornet
 
[C19: named after Adolphe Sax (see saxophone), who invented it (1845)]

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