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[kawr-uh-ster, kor-] /ˈkɔr ə stər, ˈkɒr-/

a singer in a .
a choirboy.
a leader.
a singer in a choir, esp a choirboy

“member of a choir,” mid-14c., queristre, from Anglo-French cueriste, French choriste, from Church Latin chorista, from Latin chorus (see chorus) + -ster. Modern form is from late 16c.


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