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credent

[ kreed-nt ]
/ ˈkrid nt /
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adjective
Archaic. believing.
Obsolete. credible.
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Origin of credent

1595–1605; <Latin crēdent- (stem of crēdēns), present participle of crēdere to believe

OTHER WORDS FROM credent

cre·dent·ly, adverbnon·cre·dent, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for credent

credent
/ (ˈkriːdənt) /

adjective
obsolete believing or believable

Word Origin for credent

C17: from Latin crēdēns believing
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