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cantoris

[ kan-tawr-is, -tohr- ]
/ kænˈtɔr ɪs, -ˈtoʊr- /
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adjective
of or relating to the gospel or liturgical north side of a church (opposed to decani).
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Also cantorial.

Origin of cantoris

1635–45; <Latin, genitive of cantorcantor
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British Dictionary definitions for cantoris

cantoris
/ (kænˈtɔːrɪs) /

adjective
(in antiphonal music) to be sung by the cantorial side of a choirCompare decani

Word Origin for cantoris

Latin: genitive of cantor precentor
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