officiant

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

officiant (plural officiants)

  1. A person who officiates at a religious ceremony (other than the Eucharist)
  2. A person who officiates at a civil (non-religious) wedding ceremony.

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Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Middle French officiant. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

officiant m (plural officianten)

  1. (chiefly Roman Catholicism) officiant, officiating priest or other person holding a religious office
  2. officiating official

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

officiant

  1. present participle of officier

Adjective[edit]

officiant (feminine singular officiante, masculine plural officiants, feminine plural officiantes)

  1. officiating

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

officiant

  1. third-person plural present active subjunctive of officiō