concent

concent

[kuhn-sent]
noun Archaic.
concord of sound, voices, etc.; harmony.

Origin:
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

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concent (kənˈsɛnt)
 
n
archaic a concord, as of sounds, voices, etc
 
[C16: from Latin concentus harmonious sounds, from concinere to sing together, from canere to sing]

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