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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Alpenhorn  \Al"pen*horn`\,  Alphorn  \Alp"horn`\,  n.  [G. 
  A  curved  wooden  horn  about  three  feet  long,  with  a  cupped 
  mouthpiece  and  a  bell,  used  by  the  Swiss  to  sound  the  ranz 
  des  vaches  and  other  melodies.  Its  notes  are  open  harmonics 
  of  the  tube.