Definition of pedant in English:

pedant

Line breaks: ped¦ant
Pronunciation: /ˈpɛd(ə)nt
 
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noun

Origin

late 16th century: from French pédant, from Italian pedante, perhaps from the first element of Latin paedogogus (see pedagogue).

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