choral

adjective cho·ral \ ˈkȯr-əl \

Definition of choral

1 :of or relating to a chorus or choir
  • a choral group
2 :sung or designed for singing by a choir
  • a choral arrangement

chorally

play \-ə-lē\ adverb

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Origin and Etymology of choral

French or Medieval Latin; French choral, from Medieval Latin choralis, from Latin chorus


CHORAL Defined for English Language Learners

choral

adjective

Definition of choral for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to a choir or chorus : sung by a choir or chorus


CHORAL Defined for Kids

choral

adjective cho·ral \ ˈkȯr-əl \

Definition of choral for Students

:of or relating to a choir or chorus
  • choral music


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