communicant

communicant

[kuh-myoo-ni-kuhnt]
noun
1.
a person who partakes or is entitled to partake of the Eucharist; a member of a church.
2.
a person who communicates.
adjective
3.
communicating; imparting.

Origin:
1545–55; < Latin commūnicant- (stem of commūnicāns), equivalent to commūnic(āre) to share with (see communicate) + -ant- -ant

postcommunicant, adjective
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communicant (kəˈmjuːnɪkənt)
 
n
1.  Christianity a person who receives Communion
2.  a person who communicates or informs
 
adj
3.  communicating

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