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indicant

[in-di-kuh nt]
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noun
  1. something that indicates; indicator.
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adjective
  1. Obsolete. serving to indicate; indicative.
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Origin of indicant

1600–10; < Latin indicant- (stem of indicāns, present participle of indicāre to point, make known), equivalent to indic- (see indicate) + -ant- -ant
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Related Words

indicatorratioevidencebasissymbolneedlesigntokenrulemarkclueindicationformulamodelhandpointerguidesymptomindicantsignificant

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Historical Examples

  • Indicant duodecim tabulae: aut status dies cum hoste, itemque: adversus hostem aeterna auctoritas.

    De Officiis

    Marcus Tullius Cicero


British Dictionary definitions for indicant

indicant

noun
  1. something that indicates
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