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succentor

[suh k-sen-ter] /səkˈsɛn tər/
noun, Ecclesiastical.
1.
a precentor's deputy.
Origin of succentor
1600-1610
1600-10; < Late Latin, equivalent to Latin suc- suc- + -cen-, combining form of canere to sing + -tor -tor
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succentor

/səkˈsɛntə/
noun
1.
the deputy of the precentor of a cathedral that has retained its statutes from pre-Reformation days
Derived Forms
succentorship, noun
Word Origin
C17: from Late Latin: one who accompanies singing, from succinere to accompany, from Latin canere to sing
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