officiant

[ uh-fish-ee-uh nt ]
/ əˈfɪʃ i ənt /

noun

a person who officiates at a religious service or ceremony.

Origin of officiant

1835–45; < Medieval Latin officiant- (stem of officiāns), present participle of officiāre to serve, equivalent to Latin offici(um) office + -ant- -ant
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officiant
/ (əˈfɪʃɪənt) /

noun

a person who presides and officiates at a religious ceremony
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