French-horn meaning

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.
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A brass instrument with a mellow tone, consisting of a long, spiral tube ending in a flaring bell, three valves, and a funnel-shaped mouthpiece: horn is the term preferred by musicians playing classical music.
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(music) The American name for a coiled brass musical instrument derived from the French hunting horn, having rotary valves.
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