- saphenous nerve,
- saphenous vein,
Origin of sapient
Examples from the Web for sapience
"She's tremendously admired by some people," said Lady Mollie, shaking her head with a quaint air of sapience.Consequences|E. M. Delafield
Vaniman refrained from making a reply; the Prophet was displaying an embarrassing amount of sapience as to conditions.When Egypt Went Broke|Holman Day
But her "sapience," as you excellently call it, passes all decent bounds.The Letters of William James, Vol. 1|William James
In its archetype it is the Divine wisdom, or sapience, manifested in the creation.
If any one may have the long life of this crow, his life becomes meritorious, and his old age is crowned with sapience.
Word Origin for sapient
late 14c., "wisdom, understanding," from Old French sapience, from Latin sapientia "good taste, good sense, discernment; intelligence, wisdom," from sapiens (see sapient).
"wise," late 15c. (early 15c. as a surname), from Old French sapient, from Latin sapientem (nominative sapiens), present participle of sapere "to taste, have taste, be wise," from PIE root *sep- "to taste, perceive" (cf. Old Saxon an-sebban "to perceive, remark," Old High German antseffen, Old English sefa "mind, understanding, insight").