Definition of peccant in English:

peccant

Syllabification: pec·cant
Pronunciation: /ˈpekənt
 
/

adjective

archaic
  • 1Having committed a fault or sin; offending.
  • 2Diseased or causing disease.

Derivatives

peccancy

Pronunciation: /ˈpekənsē/
noun

Origin

late 16th century (sense 2): from Latin peccant- 'sinning', from the verb peccare.

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