saxhorn definition by Webster's New World
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any of a group of valved brass band instruments, with a full, even tone and a wide range
Origin: after A. J. Sax (1814-94), Belgian inventor
saxhorn definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Any of a family of valved brass wind instruments that resemble the bugle and have a full even tone and wide compass.
Origin: After Sax, surname of 19th-century Belgian instrument-making family.