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chorister

chorister

noun cho·ris·ter \ˈkr-ə-stər, ˈkär-\

: a singer in a choir

Full Definition of CHORISTER

1
:  a singer in a choir; specifically :  choirboy
2
:  the leader of a church choir

Origin of CHORISTER

Middle English querister, from Anglo-French cueristre, from Medieval Latin chorista, from Latin chorus
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Music Terms

cacophony, concerto, counterpoint, madrigal, obbligato, presto, presto, refrain, riff, segue

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