predicant

noun
pred·​i·​cant | \ ˈpredə̇kənt, -dēk-\
plural -s

Definition of predicant

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : preacher specifically : a preaching friar : dominican
2 [ modification of Dutch predikant ] : predikant

predicant

adjective
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Definition of predicant (Entry 2 of 2)

: devoted to preaching the Dominicans are a predicant order

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History and Etymology for predicant

Noun

Middle French, from Late Latin praedicant-, praedicans, present participle of praedicare to preach

Adjective

Late Latin praedicant-, praedicans, present participle of praedicare to preach

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