executant

[ ig-zek-yuh-tuhnt ]
/ ɪgˈzɛk yə tənt /

noun

a person who executes or performs, especially musically.

adjective

of or relating to a performer, especially a musician.
performing, especially in public.

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Origin of executant

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

executant
/ (ɪɡˈzɛkjʊtənt) /

noun

a performer, esp of musical works
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