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French hornnoun [C/U]

us   /ˈfrentʃ ˈhɔrn/
a brass musical instrument shaped in a circle, with keys that are pressed to vary the notes and played by blowing into it, or this type of instrument generally; 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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