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We found 38 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word descant:
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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. descant: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. descant: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. descant: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. descant: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. descant: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. descant: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. Descant, descant: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. descant: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. descant: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. descant: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. descant: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. descant: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Descant, descant: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. descant: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. descant: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. Descant (journal), Descant: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Descant: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. descant: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. descant: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. Descant: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. descant: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. descant: Hutchinson's Dictionary of Difficult Words [home, info]
  23. descant: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. descant: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  25. descant: Luciferous Logolepsy [home, info]
  26. descant: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. descant: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. descant: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. descant: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. DESCANT: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]
  2. Descant: Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. descant: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. descant: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. descant: The Folk File [home, info]
  2. Descant: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Descant: Sweetwater Music [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (descant)

noun:  a decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody
verb:  talk at great length about something of one's interest
verb:  sing in descant
verb:  sing by changing register; sing by yodeling

Word origin

Phrases that include descant:   descant viol, figurate descant

Words similar to descant:   descanted, descanting, discant, warble, yodel, melody, more...


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