Definition of bombarde in English:

bombarde

Syllabification: bom·barde
Pronunciation: /ˈbämˌbärd
 
/

noun

Music
  • 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.

Origin

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

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