Definition of tradent in English:

tradent

noun

  • Chiefly in Rabbinic Jewish contexts: a person who hands down or transmits (especially oral) tradition.

Origin

Early 17th century (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin trādēns, trādent-, present participle of trādere to hand over, deliver.

Pronunciation

tradent

/ˈtreɪd(ə)nt/