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min·is·trant

 (mĭn′ĭ-strənt)
n.
One who ministers.
adj.
Serving attendance on someone.

[From Latin ministrāns, ministrant-, present participle of ministrāre, to serve, from minister, servant; see minister.]

ministrant

(ˈmɪnɪstrənt)
adj
ministering or serving as a minister
n
a person who ministers
[C17: from Latin ministrans, from ministrāre to wait upon]

min•is•trant

(ˈmɪn ə strənt)

adj.
1. ministering.
n.
2. a person who ministers.
[1660–70; < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ministrant - someone who serves as a ministerministrant - someone who serves as a minister  
curate, minister, minister of religion, parson, pastor, rector - a person authorized to conduct religious worship; "clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches"
Adj.1.ministrant - giving practical help to; "a ministering angel"; "the angels ministrant sang"; "the attending physician"
helpful - providing assistance or serving a useful function
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