[ kuh n-sent ]
/ kənˈsɛnt /

noun Archaic.

concord of sound, voices, etc.; harmony.

Origin of concent

1575–85; < Latin concentus harmony, chorus, literally, singing or playing together, equivalent to concen-, variant stem of concinere to sing together (con- con- + -cinere, combining form of canere to sing; cf. chant) + -tus suffix of v. action Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for concent

/ (kənˈsɛnt) /


archaic a concord, as of sounds, voices, etc

Word Origin for concent

C16: from Latin concentus harmonious sounds, from concinere to sing together, from canere to sing
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