scholae cantorum

schola cantorum

[skoh-luh kan-tawr-uhm, -tohr-]
noun, plural scholae cantorum [skoh-lee kan-tawr-uhm, -tohr-] .
1.
an ecclesiastical choir or choir school.
2.
a section of a church, cathedral, or the like, for use by the choir.

Origin:
1775–85; < Medieval Latin schola cantōrum school of singers

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schola cantorum (ˈskəʊlə kænˈtɔːrəm)
 
n , pl scholae cantorum
a choir or choir school maintained by a church
 
[Medieval Latin: school of singers]

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