communicant

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noun com·mu·ni·cant \kə-ˈmyü-ni-kənt\

Definition of communicant

  1. 1 :  a church member entitled to receive Communion; broadly :  a member of a fellowship

  2. 2 :  one that communicates; specifically :  informant

communicant

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Examples of communicant in a Sentence

  1. He was a communicant of Holy Cross Church.

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First Known Use of communicant

1552


COMMUNICANT Defined for English Language Learners

communicant

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Definition of communicant for English Language Learners

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


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