[in-di-kuh nt]


something that indicates; indicator.


Obsolete. serving to indicate; indicative.

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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for indicant

Historical Examples of indicant

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

    De Officiis

    Marcus Tullius Cicero

British Dictionary definitions for indicant



something that indicates
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