Usage Medieval French
Pronounced Pron. Pa-ZAN(Old French) [key]
Other Forms FormsPexine, Pechine, Pecine, Pécine, Peccina, Pecinna, Pacinne, Pezenne, Pezaine, Pazanne, Posanne, Possène, Persévérande, Perseveranda, Pitère, Piterre, Pithère
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Meaning & History
Probably from latin peccare, "to sin" (though some alternative forms suggest it might come from latin perseverare, "to persevere"). The name of a French saint who died in 726 and left her name o the city of Sainte-Pazanne and other places throughout France.