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officiant

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/ əˈfɪʃ i ənt /
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noun
a person who officiates at a religious service or ceremony.
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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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British Dictionary definitions for officiant

officiant
/ (əˈfɪʃɪənt) /

noun
a person who presides and officiates at a religious ceremony
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