cantabank

noun
can·​ta·​bank | \ ˈkantəˌbaŋk \
plural -s

Definition of cantabank

: a singer from benches or platforms : a ballad singer

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History and Etymology for cantabank

modification of Italian cantambanco, cantimbanco, from cantare to sing (from Latin) + in on, in (from Latin) + banco bench, from a Germanic word akin to English bench

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“Cantabank.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cantabank. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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