congratulant

[ kuhn-grach-uh-luhnt or, often, -graj-, kuhng- ]
/ kənˈgrætʃ ə lənt or, often, -ˈgrædʒ-, kəŋ- /

adjective

expressing or conveying congratulation.

noun

a person who congratulates.

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Origin of congratulant

1660–70; <Latin congrātulānt- (stem of congrātulāns, present participle of congrātulārī), equivalent to con-con- + grātul- (grāt-, stem of grātus pleasing + -ul- adj. suffix) + -ant--ant
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