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Meaning of KRUMMHORN

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a Renaissance woodwind with a double reed and a curving tube (crooked horn)
 

KRUMMHORN is a 9 letter word that starts with K.

 

 Synonyms: cromorne, crumhorn
 
 See Also: double-reed instrument

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Krumm"horn`\, Krumhorn \Krum"horn`\
(kr[=oo]m"h[^o]rn`), n. [G. krummhorn cornet; krumm crooked +
horn horn.] (Mus.)
(a) A reed instrument of music of the cornet kind, now
    obsolete (see {Cornet}, 1, a.).
(b) A reed stop in the organ; -- sometimes called {cremona}.

 

 

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