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althorn definitions

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: German, from alt alto + Horn horn Date: 1859 an alto saxhorn

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. Mus. an instrument of the saxhorn family, esp. the alto or tenor saxhorn in E flat. Etymology: G f. alt high f. L altus + HORN

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Althorn Alt"horn`, n. [Alt + horn.] (Mus.) An instrument of the saxhorn family, used exclusively in military music, often replacing the French horn. --Grove.

Moby Thesaurus

alpenhorn, alphorn, alto horn, ballad horn, baritone, bass horn, brass choir, brass wind, brass-wind instrument, brasses, bugle, bugle horn, clarion, cornet, cornet-a-pistons, corno di caccia, cornopean, double-bell euphonium, euphonium, helicon, horn, hunting horn, key trumpet, lituus, lur, mellophone, ophicleide, orchestral horn, pocket trumpet, post horn, sackbut, saxhorn, saxtuba, serpent, slide trombone, sliphorn, sousaphone, tenor tuba, tromba, trombone, trumpet, tuba, valve trombone, valve trumpet



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