KJV Dictionary Definition: supplicant
SUP'PLICANT, a. L. supplicans. Entreating; asking submissively.
SUP'PLICANT, n. One that entreats; a petitioner who asks earnestly and submissively.
The wise supplicant--left the event to God.
SUP'PLICATE, v.t. L. supplico; sub and plico. See Suppliant.
1. To entreat for; to seek by earnest prayer; as, to supplicate blessings on christian efforts to spread the gospel.
2. To address in prayer; as, to supplicate the throne of grace.
SUP'PLICATE, v.i. To entreat; to beseech; to implore; to petition with earnestness and submission.
A man cannot brook to supplicate or beg.
SUPPLICA'TION, n. L. supplicatio.
1. Entreaty; humble and earnest prayer in worship. In all our supplications to the Father of mercies, let us remember a world lying in ignorance and wickedness.
2. Petition; earnest request.
3. In Roman antiquity, a religious solemnity observed in consequence of some military success. It consisted in sacrifices, feasting, offering thanks, and praying for a continuance of success.