Definition of excommunicant in English:

excommunicant

noun

  • An excommunicated person.

    • ‘They were still technically excommunicants, but the great victory at Constantinople persuaded Innocent to remove the ban.’
    • ‘It introduces readers to his status as murderer and repeat offender attacking and threatening rivals, police, a notary, and many others, and to his status as knight (and then excommunicant) of the order of Malta.’
    • ‘The Hospital and the Temple still refused to have dealings with an excommunicant.’

Origin

Late 16th century: based on ecclesiastical Latin excommunicare (see excommunicate), with irregular use of the suffix -ant.

Pronunciation:

excommunicant

/ˌɛkskəˈmjuːnɪk(ə)nt/