Word for the day……monastic officials


Word for the day, from an old book I found in my library (and read), titled

“In this House of Brede” by Rumer Godden…….

precentor or precentrix
A monastic official who is charged with directing choral liturgical celebrations, and with overseeing the library and scriptorium. The term “precentrix” is an alternative name for a female precentor.

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