[ kan-tawr-is, -tohr- ]
/ kænˈtɔr ɪs, -ˈtoʊr- /
of or relating to the gospel or liturgical north side of a church (opposed to decani).
BECOME A PRO CHEF WITH THIS EXQUISITE CUISINE QUIZ!
Even if you can't be a professional chef, you can at least talk like one with this vocabulary quiz.
Question 1 of 9
You may have read the word "simmer" in a recipe or two, but what does it really mean?
Origin of cantoris
1635–45; <Latin, genitive of cantorcantor
Words nearby cantoris
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020
Example sentences from the Web for cantoris
British Dictionary definitions for cantoris
/ (kænˈtɔːrɪs) /
(in antiphonal music) to be sung by the cantorial side of a choirCompare decani
Word Origin for cantoris
Latin: genitive of cantor precentor
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012