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[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
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(archaic) a concord, as of sounds, voices, etc
Word Origin
C16: from Latin concentus harmonious sounds, from concinere to sing together, from canere to sing
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Word Origin and History for concent

"harmony," 1580s, from Latin concentus "a singing together, harmony," from concinere "to sing or sound together," from com- "with, together" (see com-) + canere "to sing" (see chant (v.)). Often misspelled consent or confused with that word.

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