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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Originally, a deep-toned instrument of the oboe or bassoon family; thence, a bass reed stop on the organ. The name bombardon is now given to a brass instrument, the lowest of the saxhorns, in tone resembling the ophicleide.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as bombardon.


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