bugle NOUN a brass instrument like a small trumpet, traditionally used for military signals.
VERB sound a bugle.
DERIVATIVES bugler noun.
ORIGIN Latin buculus 'little ox' , from bos 'ox' : the horn of an ox was used to give signals.

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