sarrusophonist, n.
/seuh rooh"zeuh fohn', -rus"euh-/, n.
a metal double-reed wind instrument with a conical bore, related to the oboe and used esp. in military bands.
[1870-75; named after Sarrus (19th-century French bandmaster); see -O-, -PHONE]

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