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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Gregorian chant.
  • noun Monophonic medieval liturgical music without strict meter and traditionally sung without accompaniment.

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  • noun music A form of monophonic chant, sung in unison using the Gregorian scale and sung in various Christian churches.

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  • noun a liturgical chant of the Roman Catholic Church

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Translation of Medieval Latin cantus plānus.]

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