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Meaning of PECCANT

Pronunciation:  'pekunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[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
 
 Definition: 
  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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