Definition of examinant in English:

examinant

Pronunciation: /ɪɡˈzamɪnənt//ɛɡˈzamɪnənt/

noun

  • A person conducting a judicial or academic examination.

    • ‘This examinant asked the child how she came by this nail.’
    • ‘He would be incensed at having been entrapped by an ignorant enthusiastic declaimer into an admiration of objects whose authenticity may be questioned by the first cool examinant.’
    • ‘Boile hath confessed to this examinant and others that he had in Connaught 360 plough-lands and thirty-eight parsonages.’
    • ‘He insisted that examinants should go again to the house of John Campbell.’
    • ‘These examinants are unable to obtain access to the said books, papers and documents.’
    tester, questioner, interviewer, assessor, marker, inspector
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Origin

Early 17th century: from Latin examinant- weighing, testing, from the verb examinare (see examine).

Pronunciation:

examinant

/ɪɡˈzamɪnənt//ɛɡˈzamɪnənt/