One who supplicates; a suppliant.
That supplicates; supplicating.
A person who supplicates; suppliant.
Other Word Forms
Origin of supplicant
- From Latin supplicāns supplicant- present participle of supplicāre to kneel down supplicate
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Latin supplicans, "supplicating, bowing down" from supplico "kneel, bow down, request", from sub- "lower" + plico "fold".