Translation of trumpet in Spanish:

trumpet

Pronunciation: /ˈtrʌmpət; ˈtrʌmpɪt/

noun/nombre

  • 2 (of flower) campana (feminine)
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    • In no time at all, as we descended into damper riverside places, there were daffodils trumpets nearly fully formed and fit for a photo.
    • If you want something a little different, try Digitalis Parviflora with its rust coloured flowers on upright stems, or Digitalis Ferringinea with its small trumpets of coppery-yellow flower.
    • Close up, though, it looked like the trumpets of daffodils, which made them the most spring-like thing I saw all day.
  • 3 (of elephant) bramido (masculine), barrito (masculine)
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    • The loud trumpet sounds from the Elephant large as he knocks down a tree in a single charge.
    • It is a noise half-way between a lion's roar and the trumpet of an irritated elephant.
    • Disney World's Animal Kingdom team has sorted elephant calls into trumpets, snorts, croaks, revs, chuffs, noisy rumbles, loud rumbles, and rumbles.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • pregonar a los cuatro vientos, anunciar con bombos y platillos or (Spain/España) a bombo y platillo

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