follow Dictionary.com

Submit your word to be a Word of the Day!

succentor

[suh k-sen-ter] /səkˈsɛn tər/
noun, Ecclesiastical
1.
a precentor's deputy.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; < Late Latin, equivalent to Latin suc- suc- + -cen-, combining form of canere to sing + -tor -tor
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for succentor

succentor

/səkˈsɛntə/
noun
1.
the deputy of the precentor of a cathedral that has retained its statutes from pre-Reformation days
Derived Forms
succentorship, noun
Word Origin
C17: from Late Latin: one who accompanies singing, from succinere to accompany, from Latin canere to sing
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for succentor

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for succentor

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for succentor