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Definition of predicant in English:
- If some predicant friar or Franciscan in the company happened to speak of a book he might like to hear read, the king would say: "Don't read it to me.
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Late 16th century: from Latin praedicant- 'declaring', from the verb praedicare, in ecclesiastical Latin meaning 'preach'.
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