Examples from the Web for officiant
For fees ranging upward of $100, the officiant is the person who makes a prison marriage happen.
Stripped of these frills, the only real expense of a prison wedding is the officiant.
Finally, Saujani went on the Internet and found that an officiant could be hired to come to them.New Feminists: Young, Multicultural, Strategic, and Looking Out for Each Other|Gail Sheehy|February 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The officiant referred in the service to "our dear brother and sister, here departed."The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne|William J. Locke
The officiant in the rice-planting ceremonies is either one or more family priests.
But if he means that there is no incarnation at all, we do not understand how the officiant and the ancestor can be confounded.The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life|Emile Durkheim
With a warrior chief for officiant certain religious rites8 are performed.
It was the hammer of the officiant, who, with a loud blow on the platform, adjudged No. 42 irrevocably to Signor Polizzi.The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard|Anatole France
British Dictionary definitions for officiant
Word Origin and History for officiant
1844, from noun use of Medieval Latin officiantem (nominative officians), present participle of officiare "perform religious services," from Latin officium (see office).