choragus (plural choragi)
- (historical, Ancient Greece) A chorus leader, especially one who provided at his own expense and under his own supervision one of the choruses for the musical contests at Athens.
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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for choragus in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)
- The person in charge of a chorus
- choragus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
- du Cange, Charles (1883), “choragus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
- “choragus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)