officiant

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noun of·fi·ci·ant \ə-ˈfi-shē-ənt\

Definition of officiant

  1. :  someone (such as a priest) who officiates at a religious rite

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First Known Use of officiant

1740


Law Dictionary

officiant

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noun of·fi·ci·ant \ə-ˈfi-shē-ənt\

Legal Definition of officiant

  1. :  one who performs the official duties at a ceremony (as a wedding)


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