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trumpet-tree

[truhm-pit-tree] /ˈtrʌm pɪtˌtri/
noun
1.
a tropical American tree, Cecropia peltata, of the mulberry family, having hollow, jointed stems and branches used in making certain wind instruments.
Also called trumpetwood
[truhm-pit-woo d] /ˈtrʌm pɪtˌwʊd/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1750-1760
1750-60
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