ministrant

[ min-uh-struh nt ]
/ ˈmɪn ə strənt /

adjective

noun

a person who ministers.

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Origin of ministrant

1660–70; < Latin ministrant- (stem of ministrāns), present participle of ministrāre to serve. See minister, -ant

OTHER WORDS FROM ministrant

sub·min·is·trant, adjectiveun·min·is·trant, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ministrant

ministrant
/ (ˈmɪnɪstrənt) /

adjective

ministering or serving as a minister

noun

a person who ministers

Word Origin for ministrant

C17: from Latin ministrans, from ministrāre to wait upon
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