capellmeister

kapellmeister

/ (kæˈpɛlˌmaɪstə) /

noun

a person in charge of an orchestra, esp in an 18th-century princely householdSee also maestro di cappella

Nearby words

  1. capeline,
  2. capeline bandage,
  3. capella,
  4. capelli d'angelo,
  5. capellini,
  6. capello,
  7. caper,
  8. caper family,
  9. capercaillie,
  10. capernaum

Word Origin for capellmeister

from German, from Kapelle chapel + Meister master

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