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schola cantorum

[skoh-luh kan-tawr-uh m, -tohr-] /ˈskoʊ lə kænˈtɔr əm, -ˈtoʊr-/
noun, plural scholae cantorum
[skoh-lee kan-tawr-uh m, -tohr-] /ˈskoʊ li kænˈtɔr əm, -ˈtoʊr-/ (Show IPA)
1.
an ecclesiastical choir or choir school.
2.
a section of a church, cathedral, or the like, for use by the choir.
Origin of schola cantorum
1775-1785
First recorded in 1775-85, schola cantorum is from the Medieval Latin word schola cantōrum school of singers
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schola cantorum

/ˈskəʊlə kænˈtɔːrəm/
noun (pl) scholae cantorum (ˈskəʊliː)
1.
a choir or choir school maintained by a church
Word Origin
Medieval Latin: school of singers
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