executant

[ig-zek-yuh-tuh nt]
adjective
  1. of or relating to a performer, especially a musician.
  2. performing, especially in public.

Origin of executant

From the French word exécutant, dating back to 1855–60. See execute, -ant
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executant

noun
  1. a performer, esp of musical works
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