confirmand

noun

con·​fir·​mand ˌkän-fər-ˈmand How to pronounce confirmand (audio)
: a candidate for religious confirmation

Word History

Etymology

Latin confirmandus, gerundive of confirmare

First Known Use

1884, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of confirmand was in 1884

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Cite this Entry

“Confirmand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/confirmand. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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