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).

Nearby words

  1. cantor set,
  2. cantor's paradox,
  3. cantor, eddie,
  4. cantor, georg,
  5. cantorial,
  6. cantrip,
  7. cantuar.,
  8. cantus,
  9. cantus firmus,
  10. canty

Also cantorial.

Origin of cantoris

1635–45; < Latin, genitive of cantor cantor

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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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