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celebrant


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Celebrant  \Cel"e*brant\,  n.  [L.  celebrans,  p.  pr  of  celebrare. 
  See  {Celebrate}.] 
  One  who  performs  a  public  religious  rite;  --  applied 
  particularly  to  an  officiating  priest  in  the  Roman  Catholic 
  Church,  as  distinguished  from  his  assistants. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  celebrant 
  n  1:  a  person  who  is  celebrating  [syn:  {celebrator},  {celebrater}] 
  2:  an  officiating  priest  celebrating  the  Eucharist 




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