User:Robert Ullmann/s2

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An alto saxophone.

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A combination of the surname of its inventor Adolphe Sax (1814–1894) + a connecting 'o' to make the word pronounceable + the English affix "phone", from Greek φωνή (fōnḗ, 'voice').

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s2 ‎(plural Robert Ullmann/s2s)

  1. (music) A single reed instrument musical instrument of the woodwind family, usually made of brass and with a distinctive loop bringing the bell upwards

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