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plainchant

[pleyn-chant, -chahnt] /ˈpleɪnˌtʃænt, -ˌtʃɑnt/
noun
1.
plainsong (defs 1, 2).
Origin
1720-1730
1720-30; plain1 + chant, modeled on French plain-chant
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British Dictionary definitions for plain-chant

plainchant

/ˈpleɪnˌtʃɑːnt/
noun
1.
another name for plainsong
Word Origin
C18: from French, rendering Medieval Latin cantus plānus; see plain1
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