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communicant

[kuh-myoo-ni-kuh nt]
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noun
  1. a person who partakes or is entitled to partake of the Eucharist; a member of a church.
  2. a person who communicates.
adjective
  1. communicating; imparting.

Origin of communicant

1545–55; < Latin commūnicant- (stem of commūnicāns), equivalent to commūnic(āre) to share with (see communicate) + -ant- -ant
Related formspost·com·mu·ni·cant, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for communicant

communicant

noun
  1. Christianity a person who receives Communion
  2. a person who communicates or informs
adjective
  1. communicating
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