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cor·net

 (kôr-nĕt′)
n.
1. Music A wind instrument of the trumpet class, having three valves operated by pistons.
2. (also kôr′nĭt) A piece of paper twisted into a cone and used to hold small wares such as candy or nuts.
3. (also kôr′nĭt) A headdress, often cone-shaped, worn by women in the 12th and 13th centuries.

[Middle English, from Old French, diminutive of corn, horn, from Latin cornū; see ker- in Indo-European roots.]

cornet

(ˈkɔːnɪt)
n
1. (Instruments) Also called: cornet à pistons a three-valved brass instrument of the trumpet family. Written range: about two and a half octaves upwards from E below middle C. It is a transposing instrument in B flat or A
2. (Music, other) a person who plays the cornet
3. (Instruments) a variant spelling of cornett
4. a cone-shaped paper container for sweets, etc
5. (Cookery) Brit a cone-shaped wafer container for ice cream
6. (Military) (formerly) the lowest rank of commissioned cavalry officer in the British army
7. (Military) South African short for field cornet
8. (Clothing & Fashion) a starched and wired muslin or lace cap worn by women from the 12th to the 15th centuries
9. (Clothing & Fashion) the large white headdress of some nuns
[C14: from Old French, from corn, from Latin cornū horn]

cor•net

(kɔrˈnɛt; esp. Brit. ˈkɔr nɪt)

n.
1. a valved wind instrument of the trumpet family.
2. a small cone of paper twisted at the end and used for holding candy, nuts, etc.
3. Brit. ice-cream cone.
[1325–75; Middle English < Middle French, Old French, =corn horn (< Latin cornū; see cornu) + -et -et]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cornet - a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tonecornet - a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves
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
serpent - an obsolete bass cornet; resembles a snake
Translations
بوقبُوققَمْـع
kornetkornoutroh
kornetvaffel
kornetti
kornet
kornettpiszton
kornettkramarhús
コルネット
코넷
kornetas
konusveida saldējuma vafelekornete
kornet
glasstrut
แตรทองเหลืองขนาดเล็ก
kornetdondurma külahı
kèn cornet

cornet

[ˈkɔːnɪt] N
1. (Mus) → corneta f
2. (Brit) (= ice cream) → cucurucho m

cornet

[ˈkɔːrnɪt] n
(= instrument) → cornet m à pistons
He plays the cornet → Il joue du cornet à pistons.
(British) (for ice-cream)cornet m (de glace)corn exchange Corn Exchange [ˈkɔːrnɪksˈtʃeɪndʒ] n (British)halle m aux grainscorn-fed [ˈkɔːrnfɛd] adj [chicken] → de grain

cornet

n
(Mus) → Kornett nt
(= ice-cream cornet)(Eis)tüte f

cornet

[ˈkɔːnɪt] n
a. (Mus) → cornetta
b. (Brit) (ice cream) → cornetto, cono

cornet

(ˈkoːnit) , ((American) ko:rˈnet) noun
1. a brass musical instrument similar to the trumpet.
2. a cone-shaped wafer biscuit for holding ice-cream. an ice-cream cornet.

cornet

بُوق kornet kornet Kornett κορνέτα corneta kornetti cornet à pistons kornet cornetta コルネット 코넷 kornet kornett kornet corneta корнет glasstrut แตรทองเหลืองขนาดเล็ก kornet kèn cornet 短号
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