English: vocabulary: decedent

Tutoring English, new words emerge. The tutor mentions one.

I heard someone say “decedent” recently, so wondered if it’s a word, which it indeed is. A “decedent” is one who is deceased.

Source:

Mish, Frederick C. (editor). Merriam-Webster Dictionary.Springfield: Merriam-Webster, 2004.

Jack of Oracle Tutoring by Jack and Diane, Campbell River, BC.

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