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A woodwind instrument of the oboe family, with a pitch between that of an English horn and a bassoon.
[German Heckelphon, after Wilhelm Heckel (1879-1952), German musical instrument maker.]
(Instruments) music a type of bass oboe
[C20: named after W. Heckel (1856–1909), German inventor]