discant

noun
dis·cant | \ˈdis- \

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1a : a melody or counterpoint sung above the plainsong of the tenor

b : the art of composing or improvising contrapuntal part music also : the music so composed or improvised

c : soprano, treble

d : a superimposed counterpoint to a simple melody sung typically by some or all of the sopranos

2 : discourse or comment on a theme

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