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predicant

[pred-i-kuh nt] /ˈprɛd ɪ kənt/
adjective
1.
preaching:
a predicant religious order.
noun
2.
a preacher.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; < Latin praedicant- (stem of praedicāns), present participle of praedicāre to preach; see -ant
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British Dictionary definitions for predicant

predicant

/ˈprɛdɪkənt/
adjective
1.
of or relating to preaching
noun
2.
a member of a religious order founded for preaching, esp a Dominican
3.
(ˌprɛdɪˈkænt) a variant spelling of predikant
Word Origin
C17: from Latin praedicāns preaching, from praedicāre to say publicly; see predicate

predikant

/ˌprɛdɪˈkænt/
noun
1.
a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church, esp in South Africa
Word Origin
from Dutch, from Old French predicant, from Late Latin praedicans preaching, from praedicāre to preach
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