- sinful; sinning
- breaking or disregarding a rule or practice; faulty
- Rare diseased or causing disease
Origin of peccantClassical Latin peccans, present participle of peccare, to sin
- Sinful; guilty.
- Violating a rule or an accepted practice; erring.
Origin of peccantLatin peccans, peccant-, present participle of peccare, to sin; see ped- in Indo-European roots.
- (obsolete) An offender.
Latin peccÄns, peccantis