WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
cel•e•brant /ˈsɛləbrənt/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. Religiona participant in any celebration.
  2. Religionthe priest performing a religious ceremony, esp. of the Eucharist.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
cel•e•brant  (selə brənt),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Religiona participant in any celebration.
  2. Religionthe officiating priest in the celebration of the Eucharist.
  3. Religiona participant in a public religious rite.
  • Latin celebrant- (stem of celebrāns present participle of celebrāre to solemnize, celebrate), equivalent. to celebr- (see celebrate) + -ant- -ant
  • 1830–40


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

celebrant /ˈsɛlɪbrənt/ n
  1. a person participating in a religious ceremony
  2. an officiating priest, esp at the Eucharist



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