Definition of provocant in English:

provocant

noun

rare
  • A person or thing which provokes, incites, or stimulates (a person, a reaction, etc.).

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in James Drake (d. 1707), political and medical writer. From classical Latin prōvocant-, prōvocāns, present participle of prōvocāre provoke.

Pronunciation

provocant

/ˈprɒvək(ə)nt/