Word of the Day: Celebrant

cel·e·brant

noun \ˈse-lə-brənt\

: a person who performs or leads a religious ceremony

: a person who participates in a religious ceremony

: a person who celebrates something

Full Definition of CELEBRANT

:  one who celebrates; specifically :  the priest officiating at the Eucharist

Examples of CELEBRANT

  1. The bishop will be the main celebrant.
  2. the celebrant of the service
  3. The celebrants lit their candles.

First Known Use of CELEBRANT

1839
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