pédant

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See also: pedant and Pedant

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian pedante, of uncertain origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pe.dɑ̃/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

pédant m (plural pédants, feminine pédante)

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

Descendants[edit]

  • German: Pedant

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. pedantic

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