diseur

noun
di·​seur | \ R dēˈzər, diˈ-, +V -zər‧;R -zə̄, +V -zər‧ or -zə̄ also -zə̄r \
plural diseurs\ -​ər(z) , -​ə̄(z) \

Definition of diseur

: a skilled and usually professional reciter (as of verse spoken to music)

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History and Etymology for diseur

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 5 Aug. 2021.

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