exercitant

noun
ex·​er·​ci·​tant | \igˈzərsətənt, eg-\
plural -s

Definition of exercitant 

: one engaged in spiritual exercises

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History and Etymology for exercitant

French, probably from Late Latin exercitant-, exercitans, present participle of exercitare to meditate, from Latin, to exercise diligently, from exercitus, past participle of exercēre to drive on, keep busy

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