Definition of adoptant in English:

adoptant

noun

  • Adopter.

adjective

rare
  • Of a person: that adopts another; adoptive. rare before late 20th cent.

Origin

Mid 17th century. From adopt + -ant. With use as noun compare earlier adopter. With use as adjective compare earlier adopting.

Pronunciation:

adoptant

/əˈdɒpt(ə)nt/