buccina

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English[edit]

Roman artwork, c. 251 CE

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin būcina, buccina. Doublet of buisine and posaune.

Noun[edit]

buccina (plural buccinas)

  1. (historical, music) A curved brass instrument used by the Ancient Roman army.
    Coordinate term: buisine

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin būcina, buccina.

Noun[edit]

buccina f (plural buccine)

  1. (music) buccina

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

buccinā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of buccinō

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