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Meaning of PRECENTOR

Pronunciation:  pri'sentur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the musical director of a choir
 

PRECENTOR is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: cantor, choirmaster
 
 See Also: musician

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pre*cen"tor\, n. [L. praecentor, fr. praecinere to
sing before; prae before + canere to sing. See {Chant}.]
A leader of a choir; a directing singer. Specifically:
(a) The leader of the choir in a cathedral; -- called also
    the {chanter} or master of the choir. --Hook.
(b) The leader of the congregational singing in Scottish and
    other churches.

 

 

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