credent

adjective
cre·dent | \ˈkrē-dᵊnt \

Definition of credent 

1 archaic : giving credence : confiding

2 obsolete : credible

First Known Use of credent

1602, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for credent

Latin credent-, credens, present participle

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