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decani

[dih-key-nahy] /dɪˈkeɪ naɪ/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the epistle or liturgical south side of a church (opposed to cantoris).
Origin of decani
1750-1760
1750-60; < Medieval Latin decānī of the dean (genitive of decānus); see dean1
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decani

/dɪˈkeɪnaɪ/
adjective, adverb
1.
(music) to be sung by the decanal side of a choir Compare cantoris
Word Origin
Latin: genitive of decānus
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