Pronunciation: (kan'tur, -tôr),[key] —n. 1. the religious official of a synagogue who conducts the liturgical portion of a service and sings or chants the prayers and parts of prayers designed to be performed as solos.
2. an official whose duty is to lead the singing in a cathedral or in a collegiate or parish church; a precentor.
Pronunciation: (kan'tur; Ger. kän'tôr),[key] —n. Ge•org Pronunciation: (gā-ôrk'),[key] 1845–1918, German mathematician, born in Russia.