bandmaster

noun
band·​mas·​ter | \ ˈban(d)-ˌma-stər How to pronounce bandmaster (audio) \

Definition of bandmaster

: bandleader especially : a conductor of a military or concert band

First Known Use of bandmaster

1846, in the meaning defined above

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