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 Dictionary entry overview: What does savant mean? 

SAVANT (noun)
  The noun SAVANT has 1 sense:

1. someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field

  Familiarity information: SAVANT used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

SAVANT (noun)

Sense 1savant [BACK TO TOP]


Someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field

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Nouns denoting people


learned person; pundit; savant; initiate

Hypernyms ("savant" is a kind of...):

bookman; scholar; scholarly person; student (a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "savant"):

polymath (a person of great and varied learning)

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