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A valved brass instrument that produces a mellow tone from a long narrow tube that is coiled in a circle before ending in a flaring bell.
(Instruments) 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 brass wind instrument with a long coiled tube having a conical bore and a flaring bell.
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|Noun||1.||French horn - a brass musical instrument consisting of a conical tube that is coiled into a spiral and played by means of valves|