abdicant

[ab-di-kuh nt]

adjective

abdicating, forsaking, or deserting: to be abdicant of one's duty.

noun

a person who abdicates; abdicator.

Origin of abdicant

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