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English

Etymology

Middle French piquant "pricking, stimulating, irritating".

Adjective

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Positive
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  1. Engaging; charming.
  2. Favorably stimulating to the palate; pleasantly spicy; stimulating.
  3. (archaic) Causing hurt feelings; scathing.

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French

Pronunciation

Adjective

piquant m. (f. piquante, m. plural piquants, f. plural piquantes)

  1. piquant

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