French horn Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"French horn" in British English

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French hornnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​musicalinstrument that consists of a ​longmetaltubebent into ​circles, with a ​wideopening at one end, ​played by ​blowing down the ​tube and ​moving the ​fingers on valves
(Definition of French horn from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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French hornnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈfrentʃ ˈhɔrn/
a brassmusicalinstrumentshaped in a ​circle, with ​keys that are ​pressed to ​vary the ​notes and ​played by ​blowing into it, or this ​type of ​instrumentgenerally; a horn
(Definition of French horn from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “French horn”
in Arabic البوق الفِرنسي…
in Korean 프렌치 호른…
in Portuguese trompa…
in Catalan trompa…
in Japanese (楽器)フレンチホルン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 法国号,圆号…
in Chinese (Traditional) 法國號,圓號…
in Italian corno…
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