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  1. ophicleide(Noun)

    A keyed brass baritone bugle, now replaced by the tuba in orchestral music


  1. Ophicleide

    The ophicleide is a family of conical-bore keyed bugles. It has a similar shape to the sudrophone.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Ophicleide

    a keyed brass wind instrument of recent invention, of great compass and power, and of which there are two kinds in use.


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