communicant

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

communicant ‎(plural communicants)

  1. A person who receives (or is allowed to receive) the sacrament of Holy Communion
    • Atterbury
      A never-failing monthly communicant.
  2. One who communicates.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Foxe to this entry?)
    • 2013, Al Cooper, Sex and the Internet: A Guide Book for Clinicians (page 215)
      These cyberforums are asynchronous; that is, contributors post (i.e., publish a text message) without the need for fellow communicants to be online at the same time.

Adjective[edit]

communicant ‎(not comparable)

  1. Communicating.
    • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
      The co-eternal Son of the living God, incarnate, tempted, crucified, resurgent, communicant of his spirit, ascendant, and obtaining for his church the descent of the Holy Ghost.

French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

communicant m ‎(feminine singular communicante, masculine plural communicants, feminine plural communicantes)

  1. communicating.
    vases communicants (communicating vessels)

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

commūnicant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of commūnicō