chazan[hä′zən; Heb khä zän′]
chazan definition by Webster's New World
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chazan definition by American Heritage Dictionary
or haz·zan also chaz·zannoun
A cantor in a synagogue.
Origin: Mishnaic Hebrew and Jewish Aramaic ḥazzān, from Akkadian ḫazannu, administrator, mayor; see ḥzy in Semitic roots.