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- n. A double reed woodwind instrument in the oboe family that is pitched in F, a fifth lower than the oboe and is consequently approximately one-third longer than the oboe.
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- n. a double-reed woodwind instrument similar to an oboe but lower in pitch
French cor ("horn") + anglais ("English") (Wiktionary)