declarant

[dih-klair-uhnt]
noun
1.
a person who declares or makes a declaration or statement.
2.
Law. an alien who has formally declared his or her intention before a court of record to become a citizen of the U.S.

Origin:
1675–85; declare + -ant

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declarant (dɪˈklɛərənt)
 
n
chiefly law a person who makes a declaration

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declarant
1680s, from Fr. déclarant, from L. declarantem, prp. of declarare (see declare).
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