chorister

[ kawr-uh-ster, kor- ]
/ ˈkɔr ə stər, ˈkɒr- /

noun

a singer in a choir.
a choirboy.
a choir leader.

Origin of chorister

1325–75; < Medieval Latin chorist(a) singer in a choir + -er1; replacing Middle English queristre < Anglo-French, equivalent to quer choir + -istre -ist
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chorister

/ (ˈkɒrɪstə) /

noun

a singer in a choir, esp a choirboy

Word Origin for chorister

C14: from Medieval Latin chorista
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