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postulant (n.)

1759, from French postulant "applicant, candidate," literally "one who asks," from Latin postulantem (nominative postulans), present participle of postulare "to ask, demand" (see postulate (v.)).

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Definitions of postulant from WordNet

postulant (n.)
one submitting a request or application especially one seeking admission into a religious order;
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