Origin of celebrant
Examples from the Web for celebrant
The rubric requires the celebrant to stand at the north side of the table.
The God-appointed celebrant, in the cathedrals of this Cañon, must be Nature.John L. Stoddard's Lectures, Vol. 10 (of 10)|John L. Stoddard
The time chosen by the artist is the supreme moment of the mass, when the celebrant elevates the host.Caricature and Other Comic Art|James Parton.
Besides, she had in her time known how uninteresting and unwelcome is the celebrant of one's own misfortunes.We Can't Have Everything|Rupert Hughes
At the Offertory the prior or some of the seniors brought the oblations to the altar and gave them to the celebrant.English Monastic Life|Abbot Gasquet
British Dictionary definitions for celebrant
Word Origin and History for celebrant
1731, from French célébrant "officiating clergyman" or directly from Latin celebrantem (nominative celebrans), present participle of celebrare (see celebrate).