Definition of Cantar

1. n. A weight used in southern Europe and East for heavy articles. It varies in different localities; thus, at Rome it is nearly 75 pounds, in Sardinia nearly 94 pounds, in Cairo it is 95 pounds, in Syria about 503 pounds.



Definition of Cantar

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of kantar) ¹

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Definition of Cantar

1. an Arabic weight [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cantar

cantabiles
cantal
cantala
cantalas
cantalope
cantaloup
cantaloupe
cantaloupe vine
cantaloupes
cantaloupey
cantaloups
cantals
cantankerous
cantankerously
cantankerousness
cantar (current term)
cantars
cantata
cantatas
cantate
cantates
cantation
cantations
cantatory
cantatrice
cantatrices
cantatrici
cantdog
cantdogs
canted

Literary usage of Cantar

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1. Neuman and Baretti's Dictionary of the Spanish and English Languages by Henry Neuman, Giuseppe Marco Antonio Baretti (1842)
"cantar de pía- ла, То make a plain and full confession. ... cantar en tinaja, (Met.) To be fond of one's own praise. CANTIGA, if. V. cantar. CANTIL, sm. ..."

2. A Dictionary of the Portuguese and English Languages, in Two Parts ...by Antonio Vieyra, Jacinto Dias do Canto by Antonio Vieyra, Jacinto Dias do Canto (1827)
"cantar para fazer dor- in snow mir alguem, to sing one asleep. ... cantar a perdiz, to call as a partridge does. cantar o corto, to crow, to croak like a ..."

3. Spanish-American Folk-songs by Eleanor Hague (1917)
"... And when I chide, he kisses me gayly, with laughter, He says I'ma fine^young lady, etc. 55- A cantar A UNA NIÑA. (From Costa Rica. Sung by WC Riotte. ..."

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