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credent

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adjective cre·dent \ˈkrē-dənt\

Definition of credent

  1. 1 archaic :  giving credence :  confiding

  2. 2 obsolete :  credible



Origin of credent

Latin credent-, credens, present participle


First Known Use: 1602


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