trumpet wood

trumpet wood
trumpet tree or trumpet wood noun
A S American tree of the genus Cecropia whose hollow branches are used as trumpets by native peoples
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  • trumpet-wood — noun tropical American tree with large peltate leaves and hollow stems • Syn: ↑trumpetwood, ↑trumpet tree, ↑snake wood, ↑imbauba, ↑Cecropia peltata • Hypernyms: ↑angiospermous tree, ↑flowering tree …   Useful english dictionary

  • trumpet-wood — n. Snake wood (Cecropia peltata) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • trumpet tree — noun tropical American tree with large peltate leaves and hollow stems • Syn: ↑trumpetwood, ↑trumpet wood, ↑snake wood, ↑imbauba, ↑Cecropia peltata • Hypernyms: ↑angiospermous tree, ↑flowering tree …   Useful english dictionary

  • Trumpet Voluntary — is the title of several English keyboard pieces from the Baroque era. Most commonly played on the organ (they are utilizing the trumpet stop, hence the name), they generally consist of a slow introduction followed by a flamboyant faster section… …   Wikipedia

  • trumpet — trumpetless, adj. trumpetlike, adj. /trum pit/, n. 1. Music. a. any of a family of brass wind instruments with a powerful, penetrating tone, consisting of a tube commonly curved once or twice around on itself and having a cup shaped mouthpiece at …   Universalium

  • Trumpet Voluntary — a popular piece of music for the trumpet by Henry Wood which is often played at ceremonies. Wood adapted it from a piece originally written for the harpsichord by Jeremiah Clarke in 1700, called The Prince of Denmark’s March. * * * …   Universalium

  • trumpet tree — Trumpetwood Trump et*wood , n. (Bot.) A tropical American tree ({Cecropia peltata}) of the Breadfruit family, having hollow stems, which are used for wind instruments; called also {snakewood}, and {trumpet tree}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trumpet-tree — /trum pit tree /, n. a tropical American tree, Cecropia peltata, of the mulberry family, having hollow, jointed stems and branches used in making certain wind instruments. Also called trumpetwood /trum pit wood /. [1750 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • trumpet-tree — /trum pit tree /, n. a tropical American tree, Cecropia peltata, of the mulberry family, having hollow, jointed stems and branches used in making certain wind instruments. Also called trumpetwood /trum pit wood /. [1750 60] …   Useful english dictionary

  • snake wood — noun tropical American tree with large peltate leaves and hollow stems • Syn: ↑trumpetwood, ↑trumpet wood, ↑trumpet tree, ↑imbauba, ↑Cecropia peltata • Hypernyms: ↑angiospermous tree, ↑flowering tree …   Useful english dictionary

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