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or flue·gel·horn  (flo͞o′gəl-hôrn′) or flü·gel·horn (flü′-)
A bugle with valves, similar to the cornet but having a wider bore.

[German Flügelhorn : Flügel, flank (from its use to summon flanks during a battle) (from Middle High German vlügel, wing, flank; see pleu- in Indo-European roots) + Horn, horn (from Middle High German, from Old High German; see ker- in Indo-European roots).]

flu′gel·horn′ist n.
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(Instruments) a type of valved brass instrument consisting of a tube of conical bore with a cup-shaped mouthpiece, used esp in brass bands. It is a transposing instrument in B flat or C, and has the same range as the cornet in B flat
[German Flügelhorn, from Flügel wing + Horn horn]
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or flü•gel•horn or flue•gel•horn

(ˈflu gəlˌhɔrn)
a brass wind instrument with three valves, usu. pitched in B flat and used esp. in military bands.
[1850–55; < German, =Flügel wing + Horn horn]
flu′gel•horn`ist, n.
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Noun1.flugelhorn - a brass instrument resembling a cornet but with a wider boreflugelhorn - a brass instrument resembling a cornet but with a wider bore
brass instrument, brass - a wind instrument that consists of a brass tube (usually of variable length) that is blown by means of a cup-shaped or funnel-shaped mouthpiece
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