The definition of piquant is something that stimulates curiosity or the taste buds, usually in an engaging or pleasant way.(adjective)
See piquant in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr, prp. of piquer, to prick, sting: see pike
See piquant in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , present participle of piquer, to prick; see pique.
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