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savant

sa·vant

savant

 
 
pronunciation:
s vant [or] s vaent [or] sae vnt [or] sa van
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person of deep learning; scholar.
The work of translation was carried out by savants in the seventeenth century.
antonyms:
ignoramus
similar words:
scholar
definition 2: a person with extraordinary intellectual skill in a limited area or areas despite cognitive disability in other areas.