Picard

noun

Pi·​card ˈpi-ˌkärd How to pronounce Picard (audio)
-kərd;
pi-ˈkärd
plural Picards
1
: a native or inhabitant of Picardy
2
: the French dialect of Picardy
Picard adjective

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Picard was in the 14th century

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“Picard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Picard. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

Biographical Definition

Picard

biographical name

Pi·​card pē-ˈkär How to pronounce Picard (audio)
pi-ˈkärd
Jean 1620–1682 French astronomer
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