Officiant



[uh-fish-ee-uh nt] /əˈfɪʃ i ənt/

noun
1.
a person who at a religious service or ceremony.
/əˈfɪʃɪənt/
noun
1.
a person who presides and officiates at a religious ceremony
n.

1844, from noun use of Medieval Latin officiantem (nominative officians), present participle of officiare “perform religious services,” from Latin officium (see office).

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