Complete Definition of "shawm"

English
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Etymology
From Old French chalemel (French chalumeau), from Latin calumel âreedâ, from Greek καλαμοÏ.

Pronunciation
IPA|/ÊÉ:m/
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉËm|-ÉËm

Noun
en-noun

  1. a mediaeval wind instrument with a double reed

#:*1985: There are four flutes, a harp of twenty strings, a mournful shawm, and a number of drums of oxhide, some to be struck, others spanked. â Anthony Burgess, Kingdom of the Wicked

Translations
trans-top|wind instrument
Spanish: caramillo
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