Definition of precentory in English:

precentory

noun

  • The residence of the precentor in a cathedral.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Times. From precentor + -y; compare -ory. Compare post-classical Latin praecentoria office of precentor.

Pronunciation

precentory

/priːˈsɛnt(ə)ri//prɪˈsɛnt(ə)ri/