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A cornet (musical instrument).

Etymology

From French cornet < [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] cornū (horn).

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Noun

Singular
cornet

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  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:

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French

Etymology

From corne (horn) < [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:fr:Template:lang:la derivations]] cornū.

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

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