carillonneur

noun

car·​il·​lon·​neur ˌker-ə-lə-ˈnər How to pronounce carillonneur (audio)
ˌka-rə-;
ˌker-ē-ə-ˈnər,
ˌka-rē-;
kə-ˌril-yə-ˈnər
: a carillon player

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Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web In 1986, he was named university carillonneur, becoming the second person to hold that position. Star Tribune, 25 Feb. 2021 In 1986, he was named university carillonneur, becoming the second person to hold that position. Star Tribune, 25 Feb. 2021 Listen to Washington National Cathedral carillonneur Edward M. Nassor in recital on Christmas afternoon on the rare, effervescent instrument. Washington Post, 27 Dec. 2020 In 1986, he was named university carillonneur, becoming the second person to hold that position. Star Tribune, 25 Feb. 2021 In 1986, he was named university carillonneur, becoming the second person to hold that position. Star Tribune, 25 Feb. 2021 In 1986, he was named university carillonneur, becoming the second person to hold that position. Star Tribune, 25 Feb. 2021 In 1986, he was named university carillonneur, becoming the second person to hold that position. Star Tribune, 25 Feb. 2021 In 1986, he was named university carillonneur, becoming the second person to hold that position. Star Tribune, 25 Feb. 2021 See More

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Word History

Etymology

French, from carillon

First Known Use

1772, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of carillonneur was in 1772

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Cite this Entry

“Carillonneur.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carillonneur. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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