abdicant

abdicant

[ab-di-kuhnt]
adjective
1.
abdicating, forsaking, or deserting: to be abdicant of one's duty.
noun
2.
a person who abdicates; abdicator.

Origin:
1645–55; < Latin abdicant- (stem of abdicāns), present participle of abdicāre. See abdicate, -ant

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