Definition of bombarde in English:

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bombarde

Pronunciation: /ˈbämˌbärd/

noun

Music
A medieval alto-pitched shawm.
Example sentences
  • The biniou is usually heard in duet with a rustic shawm (the bombarde).
  • The most popular Breton folk instruments are the biniou (a small bagpipe) and the bombarde, which is similar to an oboe.

Origin

Late Middle English: from Old French, denoting a shawm (see bombard).

Words that rhyme with bombarde

Lombard

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: bom·barde

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