Definition of proposant in English:

proposant

Pronunciation /ˌprəʊpəʊˈzɒ̃/ /ˌprəʊpəʊˈzɒnt/

noun

historical
  • A candidate proposing or offering himself for the ministry; a probationary minister.

    Chiefly with reference to Protestant churches in France and French-speaking countries.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Acts & Articles Synod Reformed Churches France. From French proposant, use as noun of present participle of proposer.