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
\ " \

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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“Predicant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/predicant. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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