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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pi·quant /ˈpikənt, ˌkɑnt; ˈpɪkwənt/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pi·quant a.  Stimulating to the taste; giving zest; tart; sharp; pungent; as, a piquant anecdote. “As piquant to the tongue as salt.” --Addison. Piquant railleries.” --Gov. of Tongue.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: having an agreeably pungent taste [syn: savory, savoury,
              spicy, zesty]
      2: engagingly stimulating or provocative; "a piquant wit";
         "salty language" [syn: salty]
      3: attracting or delighting; "an engaging frankness"; "a
         piquant face with large appealing eyes" [syn: engaging]