ministrant

adjective
min·is·trant | \ˈmi-nə-strənt \

Definition of ministrant 

(Entry 1 of 2)

archaic

: performing service in attendance on someone

ministrant

noun

Definition of ministrant (Entry 2 of 2)

: one that ministers

First Known Use of ministrant

Adjective

circa 1559, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1818, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ministrant

Adjective

borrowed from Latin ministrant-, ministrans, present participle of ministrāre "to act as a servant, serve, minister entry 2"

Noun

derivative of ministrant entry 1

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