decani

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin, literally "of the dean".

Adjective[edit]

decani (not comparable)

  1. Of the side of the choir on which the dean's stall is placed; decanal.
    • 1988, Gordon Paine, Howard Swan, Five Centuries of Choral Music: Essays in Honor of Howard Swan (page 105)
      All the extant voices participate fully in the decani-cantoris split at that point, so one is tempted to assume that the tenors split into decani and cantoris parts as well.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

decani m

  1. plural form of decano

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

decānī

  1. nominative plural of decānus
  2. genitive singular of decānus
  3. vocative plural of decānus