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horn

noun [C]
 
 
/hɔːn/
ANIMAL one of the two hard, pointed growths on the heads of cows, goats, and some other animalsThe head and neck of non-human animals
EQUIPMENT B2 a piece of equipment used to make a loud sound as a warning or signal: a car horn The taxi driver hooted his horn.The interior of vehicles
MUSIC a curved musical instrument that you blow into to make a sound: the French hornBrass instruments
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