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Date: 1500-1600
Language: French
Origin: , present participle of piquer; PIQUE2

piquant

adjective
     
pi‧quant
1 having a pleasantly spicy taste:
a piquant wild mushroom sauce
2 interesting and exciting
piquantly adverb
piquancy noun [uncountable]
The production retains its original piquancy.

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