confirmand

noun
con·​fir·​mand | \ ˌkän-fər-ˈmand How to pronounce confirmand (audio) \

Definition of confirmand

: a candidate for religious confirmation

First Known Use of confirmand

1884, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for confirmand

Latin confirmandus, gerundive of confirmare

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“Confirmand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/confirmand. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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