accipient

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Latin accipiēns ‎(receiving, stem: accipient-), the present active participle of accipiō ‎(I receive), whence accept.

Noun[edit]

accipient ‎(plural accipients) (obsolete)

  1. A receiver.
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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

accipient

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of accipiō