bass horn

Definitions of bass horn
  1. noun
    the lowest brass wind instrument
    synonyms: sousaphone, tuba
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    a bass horn (brass wind instrument) that is the tenor of the tuba family
    bombardon, helicon
    a tuba that coils over the shoulder of the musician
    type of:
    the member with the lowest range of a family of musical instruments
    brass, brass instrument
    a wind instrument that consists of a brass tube (usually of variable length) that is blown by means of a cup-shaped or funnel-shaped mouthpiece
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