What does bass horn mean?

bass horn in AZ Dictionary

(n) a sizable, valved, brass wind tool with a bass pitch; a tuba or a sousaphone.
(n) a guitar like the serpent but shaped like a bassoon, made use of mostly in military rings during the early 19th century.
(n) a big metal tool in bass range, generally discussing the present day tuba or even the archaic serpent
A modification of bassoon, more deeply in tone.

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  • Hyponym for "bass horn"
    • helicon, euphonium, bombardon
  • Hypernym for "bass horn"
    • brass instrument, bass, brass
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