Definition of sub-chantress in English:

sub-chantress

noun

Christian Church
historical
  • A nun who assists the precentor of a convent.

Origin

Late Middle English. From sub- + chantress. Compare Old French souschantre.

Pronunciation

sub-chantress

/ˌsʌbˈtʃɑːntrɪs//ˌsʌbˈtʃɑːntrɛs//ˌsʌbˈtʃantrɪs/