aidant

adjective
aid·​ant | \ ˈā-dᵊnt \

Definition of aidant

: of service or assistance : helpful I would gladly be aidant, as far as my poor mite of judgment will enable me— S. T. Coleridge

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First Known Use of aidant

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aidant

Middle English, from Middle French, present participle of aider

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“Aidant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aidant. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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