retreatant

[ri-treet-nt]
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noun

a person who takes part in a religious retreat.

Origin of retreatant

First recorded in 1875–80; retreat + -ant
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Examples from the Web for retreatant

Historical Examples of retreatant

  • Then they told him that a retreatant would communicate and he answered 'Just so, I shall communicate him.'

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    J.-K. (Joris-Karl) Huysmans