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cornet

Pronunciation: /kɔːrˈnet; ˈkɔːnɪt/

Translation of cornet in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Music/Música] (instrument) corneta (feminine); (person) corneta (masculine and feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Over the years, McPhee has become adept on alto and soprano saxes, value trombone, flugelhorn, pocket trumpet, cornet, and various clarinets.
    • The cornet became the leading instrument of British and American brass bands.
    • Around five years ago Mr Winterflood, who teaches eight instruments ranging from the cornet to the tuba, decided that he wanted to do something to help needy children.
    1.2 (British English/inglés británico) [Cookery/Cocina] cucurucho (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • There are practical problems: for example, some ice cream cornets may be inappropriately rejected if their chocolate-containing tips overlap in the packaging.
    • My daily treat was a giant cornet of delicious vanilla ice cream.
    • Stop me and have a look - there are no cornets or ice lollies, but there is plenty of local history on offer in Yorkshire's most unusual museum.

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