Krummhorn definition

krŭmhôrn
A wind instrument of the Renaissance with a curving tube and a double reed.
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A mediaeval and Renaissance wind instrument.
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A stop on an organ.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of krummhorn - krumhorn

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
krummhorn
Plural:
krummhorns

Origin of krummhorn

  • German krumm crooked (from Middle High German krump, krum) (from Old High German krump) Horn horn alpenhorn

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • German Krummhorn, from krumm ‘crooked’ + Horn ‘horn’.

    From Wiktionary