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retreatant

[ ri-treet-nt ]
/ rɪˈtrit nt /
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noun

a person who takes part in a religious retreat.

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Origin of retreatant

First recorded in 1875–80; retreat + -ant
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  • Then they told him that a retreatant would communicate and he answered 'Just so, I shall communicate him.'

    En Route|J.-K. (Joris-Karl) Huysmans
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