a person who partakes or is entitled to partake of the Eucharist; a member of a church.
a person who communicates.
- post·com·mu·ni·cant, adjective
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How to use communicant in a sentence
Another occasional communicant is Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who attended Xavier High School next door.A Tour of St. Francis Xavier, a Potential New Church for Katie Holmes | Michael Daly | July 11, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
He was here for his third time; for two years a regular communicant, having received a good deal of teaching before I knew him.Life of John Coleridge Patteson | Charlotte M. Yonge
The Duke of Argyll is a seatholder and frequent communicant; and other persons of general and literary distinction.The Church Index | William Pepperell
But a year or two passes over, and the critical season arrives when our young communicant ‘comes out,’ as the word is.Bunyan Characters | Alexander Whyte
What was I doing to let that so promising communicant go so far astray, and I never to go after him?Bunyan Characters | Alexander Whyte
Blackbird was probably a good communicant of some wilderness mission, but this brought her no nearer to a son of Ireland.The Cobbler In The Devil's Kitchen | Mary Hartwell Catherwood
British Dictionary definitions for communicant
Christianity a person who receives Communion
a person who communicates or informs
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