|English Dictionary: Alphorn||by the DICT Development Group|
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|From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:|
Alpenhorn \Al"pen*horn`\, Alphorn \Alp"horn`\, n. [G.|
A curved wooden horn about three feet long, with a cupped
mouthpiece and a bell, used by the Swiss to sound the ranz
des vaches and other melodies. Its notes are open harmonics
of the tube.