crumhorn
variant of krummhorn

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • crumhorn — [krum′hôrn΄] n. an early double reed musical instrument with a curve at the end of the tube …   English World dictionary

  • Crumhorn — This article is about the musical instrument. For the district in East Frisia, North Germany, see Krummhörn. Crumhorns shown in the “Syntagma Musicum” Vol. 2 (1619) …   Wikipedia

  • crumhorn — /krum hawrn /, n. a Renaissance musical reed instrument having a cylindrical tube curved at the end. Also, cromorne, krumhorn. [1950 55; < G Krummhorn, equiv. to krumm crooked, bent + Horn HORN] * * * ▪ musical instrument also spelled  Krummhorn  …   Universalium

  • crumhorn — noun Any of several related simple woodwind instruments having a bent horn …   Wiktionary

  • crumhorn — see CRAM …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • crumhorn — noun variant spelling of krummhorn …   English new terms dictionary

  • crumhorn — crum•horn [[t]ˈkrʌmˌhɔrn[/t]] n. mus mad a Renaissance musical reed instrument having a cylindrical tube curved at the end • Etymology: 1950–55; < G Krummhorn=krumm crooked, bent +Horn horn …   From formal English to slang

  • crumhorn — /ˈkrʌmhɔn/ (say krumhawn) noun a wind capped double reed instrument of the Renaissance. Also, krummhorn. {German krummhorn curved horn} …   Australian English dictionary

  • crumhorn — see CRAM …   Word origins

  • crumhorn — var. of KRUMMHORN …   Useful english dictionary

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