clarionet

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From clarion + -et.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈklæɹɪənɛt/, /klæɹɪəˈnɛt/

Noun[edit]

clarionet (plural clarionets)

  1. A clarinet.
    • 2006, Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day, Vintage 2007, p. 24:
      Pygmies sang Christian hymns in the Pygmy dialect, Jewish klezmer ensembles filled the night with unearthly clarionet solos [...].