Meaning of descanter in English:

descanter

noun

  • 1Music
    A person who sings or plays a descant.

  • 2 rare A person who holds forth or discourses.

Pronunciation

descanter

/ˈdɛskantə/ /dɛˈskantə/

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Musical Treatise. From descant + -er.