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abdicant

[ab-di-kuh nt]
adjective
  1. abdicating, forsaking, or deserting: to be abdicant of one's duty.
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noun
  1. a person who abdicates; abdicator.
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Origin of abdicant

1645–55; < Latin abdicant- (stem of abdicāns), present participle of abdicāre. See abdicate, -ant
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