escient

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, a borrowing from Latin sciēns.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /e.sjɑ̃/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

escient m (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) wisdom, knowledge

Usage notes[edit]

  • Only used in set phrases, otherwise obsolete.

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin sciēns, scientem, from the verb scio.

Noun[edit]

escient m (nominative singular escienz or escientz)

  1. knowledge
  2. wisdom

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Descendants[edit]

  • French: escient