Definition of perceant in English:

perceant

adjective

rare, archaic
  • Penetrating, sharp, keen, piercing. Chiefly figurative.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in William Langland (c1325–c1390), poet. From Middle French perçant piercing, present participle of percer.

Pronunciation

perceant

/ˈpəːsənt/