Associations to the word «Sackbut»

Wiktionary

SACKBUT, noun. (music) A brass instrument from the Renaissance and Baroque Eras, and an ancestor of the modern trombone. It was derived from the medieval slide trumpet.

Dictionary definition

SACKBUT, noun. A medieval musical instrument resembling a trombone.

Wise words

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