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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the musical director of a choir;
[syn: choirmaster, precentor, cantor]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Precentor \Pre*cen"tor\, n. [L. praecentor, fr. praecinere to sing before; prae before + canere to sing. See Chant.] A leader of a choir; a directing singer. Specifically: (a) The leader of the choir in a cathedral; -- called also the chanter or master of the choir. --Hook. (b) The leader of the congregational singing in Scottish and other churches. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

precentor n 1: the musical director of a choir [syn: choirmaster, precentor, cantor]