buisine

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French buisine, from Latin bucina. Doublet of buccina.

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buisine (plural buisines)

  1. (music) A medieval wind instrument with a very long, straight and slender body, usually made of metal.

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin būcina, with a change to stress on the last syllable (influenced by the suffix -īnus).

Noun[edit]

buisine f (oblique plural buisines, nominative singular buisine, nominative plural buisines)

  1. A type of trumpet used in battle.

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