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Meaning of PECCANT

Pronunciation:  'pekunt

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  liable to sin; "a frail and peccable mortal"- Sir Walter Scott

PECCANT is a 7 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: peccable, wicked



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Pec"cant\, a. [L. peccans, -antis, p. pr. of peccare to
    sin: cf. F. peccant.]
    1. Sinning; guilty of transgression; criminal; as, peccant
       angels. --Milton.
    2. Morbid; corrupt; as, peccant humors. --Bacon.
    3. Wrong; defective; faulty. [R.] --Ayliffe.
  2. \Pec"cant\, n.
    An offender. [Obs.] --Whitlock.
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