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cantoris

[ kan-tawr-is, -tohr- ]

adjective

  1. of or relating to the gospel or liturgical north side of a church ( decani ).


cantoris

/ kænˈtɔːrɪs /

adjective

  1. See decani
    (in antiphonal music) to be sung by the cantorial side of a choir Compare decani


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Word History and Origins

Origin of cantoris1

1635–45; < Latin, genitive of cantor cantor

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Word History and Origins

Origin of cantoris1

Latin: genitive of cantor precentor

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Example Sentences

The north side is in consequence the Decani side, and the Cantoris side is on the south.

On the cantoris side the worn-out alto held an animated conversation with the cracked tenor.

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