perceant

adjective
per·​ceant | \ ˈpərsᵊnt \

Definition of perceant

archaic
: penetrating, piercing perceant was his spright— Edmund Spenser

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History and Etymology for perceant

Middle English persaunt, from Middle French perçant, present participle of percer to pierce

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“Perceant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/perceant. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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