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Meaning of COMMUNICANT

Pronunciation:  ku'myoonukunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a person entitled to receive Communion
 

COMMUNICANT is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: Christian

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Com*mu"ni*cant\, n. [L. communicans, p. pr.]
    1. One who partakes of, or is entitled to partake of, the
       sacrament of the Lord's supper; a church member.
    
             A never-failing monthly communicant.  --Atterbury.
    
    2. One who communicates. --Foxe.
    
    
  2. \Com*mu"ni*cant\, a.
    Communicating. [R.] --Coleridge.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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