Definition of cor anglais in English:

cor anglais

Line breaks: cor an|glais
Pronunciation: /kɔːr ˈɑːŋgleɪ, ˈɒŋgleɪ/

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noun (plural cors anglais pronunc. same)

  • 1An alto woodwind instrument of the oboe family, having a bulbous bell and sounding a fifth lower than the oboe. Also called English horn.
  • 1.1An organ stop with the quality of a cor anglais.


late 19th century: French, literally 'English horn'.

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