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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An organ's reed stop of a quality of tone resembling that of the oboe.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A certain reed stop in the organ, of a quality of tone resembling that of the oboe.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In organ-building, a reed-stop, or set of pipes with reeds, giving a tone like that of a clarinet.

Etymologies

French cromorne, from German Krummhorn ("crooked horn, cornet, an organ pipe turned like a trumpet"). (Wiktionary)

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