A medieval alto-pitched shawm.
More 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.
late Middle English: from Old French, denoting a shawm (see bombard).
Definition of bombarde in:
- The British & World English dictionary