cantillate

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verb can·til·late \ˈkan-tə-ˌlāt\

Definition of cantillate

cantillated

;

cantillating

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to recite with musical tones

cantillation

play \ˌkan-tə-ˈlā-shən\ noun

Origin and Etymology of cantillate

Latin cantilatus, past participle of cantilare to sing, perhaps from cantilena


First Known Use: circa 1828

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