Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A double-reed woodwind instrument similar to but larger than the oboe and pitched lower by a fifth.

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  • noun music a woodwind instrument similar to an oboe, but larger and pitched a fifth lower

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  • noun a double-reed woodwind instrument similar to an oboe but lower in pitch

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Translation of French cor anglais, perhaps alteration of cor anglé, bent horn (from the curved crook to which the mouthpiece is attached) : cor, horn + anglé, bent.]

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Translation of French cor anglais

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