Definition of chanter noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈtʃɑːntə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʃæntər//
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the part of a set of bagpipes that is like a pipe with finger holes, on which the music is played Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French chanteor, from Latin cantator, from cantare, frequentative of canere ‘sing’.