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communicant

noun com·mu·ni·cant \-ˈmyü-ni-kənt\

: a person who is a member of a usually specified Christian church

Full Definition of COMMUNICANT

1
:  a church member entitled to receive Communion; broadly :  a member of a fellowship
2
:  one that communicates; specifically :  informant
communicant adjective

Examples of COMMUNICANT

  1. He was a communicant of Holy Cross Church.

First Known Use of COMMUNICANT

1552

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