Definition of sapient adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

sapient

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈseɪpiənt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈseɪpiənt//
 
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having great intelligence or knowledge Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French, or from Latin sapient- ‘being wise’, from the verb sapere.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sapient