Complete Definition of "cornet"

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Image:Cornet2.png|thumb|A cornet (musical instrument).
Category:Musical instruments
English

Etymology
from French (cfr. infra)

Pronunciation
IPA: /kÉɹ.ËnÉt/
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉË(r)nɪt|-ÉË(r)nɪt

Noun
en-noun

  1. A musical instrument of the brass family, slightly smaller than a trumpet, usually in the musical key of B-flat.
  2. Something shaped like a cone, notably

#* a piece of paper twisted to be used in a container
#* a pastry shell to be filled with ice-cream, hence (UK) an ice cream cone.
#* the headgear of certain religious sisters

Derived terms
cornetist

Translations
trans-top|musical instrument
Dutch: kornet
French: cornet#French|cornet m
trans-mid
Italian: cornetta f
trans-bottom

trans-top|cone
Dutch: kornet
French: cornet#French|cornet m
trans-mid
Italian: cono di cialda m
trans-bottom


French

Etymology
from corne 'horn', itself from Latin cornus

Noun
cornet

  1. cornet, a wind instrument
  2. (metonymy) cornetist, the instrument's player
  3. cone-shaped paper, used as wrapping, e.g. for tobacco
  4. portable inkhorn
  5. leather container from throwing dice in certain games

See also
cornette

References
NPLarousse

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