- a person who receives Holy Communion or belongs to a church that celebrates this sacrament
- Rare a person who communicates information; informant
Origin of communicantfrom Classical Latin communicans, present participle : see communicate
- A person who receives or is entitled to receive Communion.
- A person, especially an informant, who communicates something.
- A person who receives (is allowed to receive) the sacrament of Holy Communion