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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A tube in the uterus or the ear.

Usage examples (6)
  • He mispronounced quite common words: urticate, salpinx, bordereau.
  • The Greek name for the Fallopian tube is salpinx (salpinx in Greek means tube).
  • An imitation of this wooden torch was undoubtedly the torch-case made of clay or metal in the shape of a salpinx.
  • Next on their list are the salpinx, a trumpet-like instrument of the Ancient Greeks, and the kithara, a type of lyre that was played in the courts of Rome and Athens. for more
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