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]
    • (Can we date this quote?), Whitlock, Manners of the English:
      monks abdicant of their orders

Usage notes[edit]

  • Typically followed by the word of.

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

abdicant (plural abdicants)

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

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 “abdicant” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 1.

Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

abdicant

  1. present participle of abdicar

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

abdicant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of abdicō