abdicant

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

abdicate +‎ -ant

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

abdicant (comparative more abdicant, superlative most abdicant)

  1. (rare) Abdicating; renouncing. [Mid 17th century.][1]
    • Monks abdicant of their orders. - Whitlock

Usage notes[edit]

  • Typically followed by the word of.

Noun[edit]

abdicant (plural abdicants)

  1. One who abdicates. [Mid 17th century.][1]

Translations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 1

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

abdicant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of abdicō