chantre

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French chantere (nominative form), from Latin cantor. Compare chanteur, derived from the Latin accusative.

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chantre m (plural chantres)

  1. (archaic) singer, songster
  2. (religion) cantor
  3. (literary) bard, minstrel
  4. (figuratively) figurehead; champion; advocate
    Friedrich Nietzsche est le chantre de l'apocalypse de la modernité.
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Noun[edit]

chantre m (plural chantres)

  1. chanter (a priest who sings in a chantry)