noun, plural can·ti·ca [kan-ti-kuh] /ˈkæn tɪ kə/.
Examples from the Web for cantica
But it may be questioned if this involves that the Cantica was already finished.The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri|Dante Alighieri
Roman drama ran down to pantomime with explanatory recitation, that is, cantica.Folkways|William Graham Sumner
The 'Cantica,' or purely lyrical monologues, are much more frequent and much longer in his comedies than in those of Terence.The Roman Poets of the Republic|William Young Sellar
Then there is a commentary on the "Cantica of Avicenna," and a tractate on the "Theriac."Old-Time Makers of Medicine|James J. Walsh
Sonant melliflua hymnorum organa, suavissima angelorum melodia, cantica canticorum mira!Notre-Dame de Paris|Victor Hugo