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



BrE BrE//ˈsækshɔːn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsækshɔːrn//
Musical instruments
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a brass musical instrument, used mainly in brass bands See related entries: Musical instruments Word Originfrom the name of Charles J. Sax (1791–1865) and his son Antoine-Joseph “Adolphe” Sax (1814–94), Belgian instrument-makers, + horn.