French-horn



noun
1.
a musical brass wind instrument with a long, coiled tube having a conical bore and a flaring bell.
noun
1.
(music) a valved brass instrument with a funnel-shaped mouthpiece and a tube of conical bore coiled into a spiral. It is a transposing instrument in F. Range: about three and a half octaves upwards from B on the second leger line below the bass staff See horn

A mellow-sounding brass instrument, pitched lower than a trumpet and higher than a tuba.

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