pédant

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian pedante, of uncertain origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pédant m (plural pédants, feminine pédante)

  1. (obsolete) schoolmaster
  2. pedant; pretentious person

Adjective[edit]

pédant m (feminine pédante, masculine plural pédants, feminine plural pédantes)

  1. pedantic

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