cantoris

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/kænˈtɔːrɪs/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(kan tôris, -tōr-)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
can•to•ris  (kan tôris, -tōr-),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. Architectureof or pertaining to the gospel or liturgical north side of a church (opposed to decani).
Also,  cantorial. 
  • Latin, genitive of cantor cantor
  • 1635–45

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
cantoris /kænˈtɔːrɪs/ adj
  1. (in antiphonal music) to be sung by the cantorial side of a choir
    Compare decani
Etymology: Latin: genitive of cantor precentor
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