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A person who accuses; an accuser.
That accuses; accusing.
Late Middle English; earliest use found in Guy de Chauliac's Grande Chirurgie. Partly from Middle French, French accusant (noun) person who accuses, (adjective) that accuses, and partly from classical Latin accūsant-, accūsāns, present participle of accusāre accuse.
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