noun, plural sa·vants [sa-vahnts, sav-uh nts; French sa-vahn] /sæˈvɑnts, ˈsæv ənts; French saˈvɑ̃/.
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Like a savant, he navigates us through a tasting of three French beers, finished off by a pairing with 18-month-old comté cheese.Look Out! There’s a Craft-Beer Revolution Taking Over France|Jeff Campagna|December 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Internet savant Aaron Swartz was found dead in his New York apartment on Friday from an apparent suicide.
"I think sometimes the [media] tends to focus on those people who have savant skills," said Bell.
They were shrewd enough to see that there was a rupture between the principal and the savant.Dikes and Ditches|Oliver Optic
What the savant had learned in his closet passed more or less into current coin.The Women of the French Salons|Amelia Gere Mason
Doubtless, argued the savant, they were a band of revelers—or bandits—from the city to whom the secrets of the cave were familiar.The Gilded Man|Clifford Smyth
I shall always hold to this rule of conduct as the only one suitable to the dignity of the savant.The Apostles|Ernest Renan
The Savant went on living, but he couldn't love his daughter properly, as she'd been the cause of her mother's death.My Friend the Chauffeur|C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson