Pronunciation: (kuv'u-nun-tur; for 2 also Scot. kuv"u-nan'tur), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/covenanter.html on line 83 [key]
1. a person who makes a covenant.
2. (cap.) Scot. Hist.a person who, by solemn agreement, pledged to uphold Presbyterianism, esp. an adherent of the National Covenant or the Solemn League and Covenant.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.