Meaning of percipient

per•cip•i•ent

Pronunciation: (pur-sip'ē-unt), [key]
— adj.
  1. perceiving or capable of perceiving.
  2. having perception; discerning; discriminating: a percipient choice of wines.
—n.
  1. a person or thing that perceives.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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