euphonium(redirected from tenor tuba)
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A brass instrument similar to the tuba but having a somewhat higher pitch and a mellower sound.
[From Greek euphōnos, sweet-voiced; see euphony.]
(Instruments) a brass musical instrument with four valves; the tenor of the tuba family. It is used mainly in brass bands
[C19: New Latin, from euph(ony + harm)onium]
eu•pho•ni•um(yuˈfoʊ ni əm)
a brass musical instrument similar to but smaller than the tuba.