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cantoris

[kan-tawr-is, -tohr-] /kænˈtɔr ɪs, -ˈtoʊr-/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the gospel or liturgical north side of a church (opposed to decani).
Also, cantorial.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; < Latin, genitive of cantor cantor
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cantoris

/kænˈtɔːrɪs/
adjective
1.
(in antiphonal music) to be sung by the cantorial side of a choir Compare decani
Word Origin
Latin: genitive of cantor precentor
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