Definition of alpenhorn noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈælpənhɔːn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈælpənhɔːrn//
(also alphorn) Musical instruments
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a very long wooden musical instrument that you blow into, used for signalling in the Alps See related entries: Musical instruments Word Originlate 19th cent.: from German, literally ‘Alp horn’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: alpenhorn