trum'pet marine'

an obsolete musical instrument having a long, wooden, pyramid-shaped body, characteristically with one string that is touched with the finger to produce harmonics and is bowed between the touching finger and the upper end. Also called nun's fiddle, tromba marina, trumscheit.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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