Definition of mensuralist in English:

mensuralist

noun

Music
  • A composer or advocate of mensural music, especially an advocate of the performance of plainsong in notes of fixed duration.

adjective

Music
  • Of or relating to mensural music or mensuralists.

Origin

Early 20th century. From French mensuraliste from classical Latin mēnsurālis + French -iste.

Pronunciation

mensuralist

/ˈmɛnʃ(ʊ)rəlɪst//ˈmɛnʃ(ʊ)r(ə)lɪst//ˈmɛnsjʊrəlɪst/