chantant

[ shahn-tahn; French shahn-tahn ]
/ ʃɑnˈtɑ̃; French ʃɑ̃ˈtɑ̃ /

adjective Music.

melodious; tuneful.

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Origin of chantant

1780–90; <French: present participle of chanter to sing; see chant
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