cantoris

cantoris

[kan-tawr-is, -tohr-]
adjective
of or pertaining to the gospel or liturgical north side of a church (opposed to decani ).
Also, cantorial.


Origin:
1635–45; < Latin, genitive of cantor cantor

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cantoris (kænˈtɔːrɪs)
 
adj
Compare decani (in antiphonal music) to be sung by the cantorial side of a choir
 
[Latin: genitive of cantor precentor]

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