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saxhorn

[saks-hawrn] /ˈsæksˌhɔrn/
noun
1.
any of a family of brass instruments close to the cornets and tubas.
Origin of saxhorn
1835-1845
1835-45; named after A. Sax (1814-94), a Belgian who invented such instruments
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saxhorn

/ˈsæksˌhɔːn/
noun
1.
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
Word Origin
C19: named after Adolphe Sax (see saxophone), who invented it (1845)
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