15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
Middle English demaundant, borrowed from Anglo-French, "questioner, claimant, plaintiff," noun derivative from present participle of demander, demaunder "to ask a question, claim as due" — more at demand entry 2
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“Demandant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/demandant. Accessed 17 May. 2022.
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