Definition of supplicant noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

supplicant

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈsʌplɪkənt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsʌplɪkənt//
 
(also suppliant
BrE BrE//ˈsʌpliənt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsʌpliənt//
 
)
(formal)
 
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a person who asks for something in a humble way, especially from God or a powerful person
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: supplicant