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officiant

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noun of·fi·ci·ant \ə-ˈfi-shē-ənt\

Definition of officiant

  1. :  one (as a priest) that officiates at a religious rite



1844

First Known Use of officiant

1844


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officiant

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noun of·fi·ci·ant \ə-ˈfi-shē-ənt\

Legal Definition of officiant

  1. :  one who performs the official duties at a ceremony (as a wedding)




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