Etymology
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supplicant (adj.)

1590s, from Latin supplicantem (nominative supplicans), present participle of supplicare "plead humbly" (see supplication). As a noun from 1590s, "a humble petitioner."

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Definitions of supplicant
1
supplicant (n.)
someone who prays to God;
Synonyms: prayer
supplicant (n.)
one praying humbly for something;
Synonyms: petitioner / suppliant / requester
2
supplicant (adj.)
humbly entreating;
Synonyms: suppliant / supplicatory
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