from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A wind instrument of the Renaissance with a curving tube and a double reed.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A medieval musical instrument of the clarinet class, having a curved tube and a melancholy tone.
- noun In organ-building, a reed-stop with short, slender metal pipes, and a tone like that of the clarinet. Also called clarinet-stop, cromorna, and corruptly cremona.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A reed instrument of music of the cornet kind, now obsolete (see
cornet, 1, a.).
- noun A reed stop in the organ; -- sometimes called
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun a mediaeval and Renaissance
- noun a
stopon an organ
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- noun a Renaissance woodwind with a double reed and a curving tube (crooked horn)
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[German : krumm, crooked (from Middle High German krump, krum, from Old High German krump) + Horn, horn; see alpenhorn.]
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German Krummhorn, from krumm ‘crooked’ + Horn ‘horn’.
Cromorne is the German "krummhorn;" there is no English equivalent known.
*Tunes up accompanying band: krummhorn, lute adn bagpipez*