retreatant

noun
re·​treat·​ant | \ ri-ˈtrē-tᵊnt How to pronounce retreatant (audio) \

Definition of retreatant

: a person on a religious retreat

First Known Use of retreatant

1860, in the meaning defined above

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“Retreatant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/retreatant. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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