Dis"pu*tant (?), a. [L. disputants, p. pr. of disputare: cf. F. disputant. See Dispute, v. i.]

Disputing; engaged in controversy.

Milton.

 

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Dis"pu*tant, n.

One who disputes; one who argues opposition to another; one appointed to dispute; a controvertist; a reasoner in opposition.

A singularly eager, acute, and pertinacious disputant. Macaulay.

 

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