R dēˈzər,
+V -zər‧;
−R -zə̄,
+V -zər‧ or -zə̄ also -zə̄r
plural diseurs
: a skilled and usually professional reciter (as of verse spoken to music)

Word History


French, from Old French, from dis- (stem of dire to speak, say, from Latin dicere) + -eur -or

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“Diseur.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diseur. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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