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credent

[kreed-nt] /ˈkrid nt/
adjective
1.
Archaic. believing.
2.
Obsolete, credible.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Latin crēdent- (stem of crēdēns), present participle of crēdere to believe
Related forms
credently, adverb
noncredent, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for credent

credent

/ˈkriːdənt/
adjective
1.
(obsolete) believing or believable
Word Origin
C17: from Latin crēdēns believing
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