Precentor Definition

prĭ-sĕntər
noun
A person who directs a church choir or congregation in singing.
Webster's New World
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Noun

Singular:
precentor
Plural:
precentors

Origin of Precentor

  • Latin praecentor from praecentus past participle of praecinere to sing before prae- pre- canere to sing kan- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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