Definition of administrant in English:

administrant

adjective

rare
  • That administers (something); acting in the capacity of a minister or administrator. Now rare.

noun

  • 1A person who administers something; an administrator.

  • 2Christian Church
    Christian Church. A person who administers a sacrament, especially communion.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in William Segar (d. 1633), herald. Partly from French administrant, present participle of administrer, also used as noun in sense ‘person who ministers to, who serves’, and partly from classical Latin administrant-, administrāns, present participle of administrāre, in post-classical Latin also used as noun in sense ‘person who administers, administrator’.

Pronunciation:

administrant

/ədˈmɪnɪstr(ə)nt/