cantoris

[kan-tawr-is, -tohr-]
Also cantorial.

Origin of cantoris

1635–45; < Latin, genitive of cantor cantor
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cantoris

adjective
  1. (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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