Avant

Avant [ sa-VAHNT, SAV-uh’ nt; Fr. Sa*-vahn* ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 1. a philosopher, scholar or one who is learned
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The king decided to consult a savant for a better understanding of the subject.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 There is usually some savant among the holiday guests who notes that of course there's room for dessert -- there is a hollow leg or extra stomach set aside for just that purpose.

Comments

Bhawana Bothara said…
please also provide origin of word.
thanks

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