1. [syn: celebrant, celebrator, celebrater]
2. an officiating priest celebrating the Eucharist;
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Celebrant \Cel"e*brant\, n. [L. celebrans, p. pr. of celebrare.
One who performs a public religious rite; -- applied
particularly to an officiating priest in the Roman Catholic
Church, as distinguished from his assistants.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a person who is celebrating [syn: celebrant,
2: an officiating priest celebrating the Eucharist