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CORNET

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does cornet mean? 

CORNET (noun)
  The noun CORNET has 1 sense:

1. a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves

  Familiarity information: CORNET used as a noun is very rare.


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CORNET (noun)


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Meaning:

A brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

cornet; trumpet; trump; horn

Hypernyms ("cornet" is a kind of...):

brass; brass instrument (a wind instrument that consists of a brass tube (usually of variable length) that is blown by means of a cup-shaped or funnel-shaped mouthpiece)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "cornet"):

serpent (an obsolete bass cornet; resembles a snake)


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