credent

adjective
cre·​dent | \ ˈkrē-dᵊnt How to pronounce credent (audio) \

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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