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

     

    cornet

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈkɔːnɪt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɔːrnɪt//
     
    Musical instruments
     
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  1. 1a brass musical instrument like a small trumpet See related entries: Musical instruments
  2. 2(British English, old-fashioned) = cone an ice-cream cornet
  3. Word Origin late Middle English (originally denoting a wind instrument made of a horn): from Old French, diminutive of a variant of Latin cornu ‘horn’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cornet

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