euphonium

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A euphonium.

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From Ancient Greek εὔφωνος (eúphōnos).

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euphonium (plural euphoniums)

  1. A valved brass instrument with conical tubing similar in appearance to a tuba but of higher pitch; a sax horn.
    • 1982, Douglas Adams, Life, the Universe and Everything, page 68:
      [T]hey could easily have been wearing euphoniums and woad for all the notice their quarry would have taken of them.

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