succentor

noun suc·cen·tor \-tə(r)\

Definition of succentor

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  one that succents

  2. 2 :  a precentor's deputy or assistant especially in a monastery or cathedral

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Origin and Etymology of succentor

Late Latin, leader, succentor, from Latin succentus (past participle of succinere to sing to, sing after, from sub- to, after + canere to sing) + -or — more at sub-, chant


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