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credent

[kreed-nt]
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adjective
  1. Archaic. believing.
  2. Obsolete. credible.
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Origin of credent

1595–1605; < Latin crēdent- (stem of crēdēns), present participle of crēdere to believe
Related formscre·dent·ly, adverbnon·cre·dent, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for credent

credent

adjective
  1. obsolete believing or believable
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Word Origin

C17: from Latin crēdēns believing
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