2 definitions by aramis erak

Top Definition
A Sentient or Sapient being. It's root suggests the word means: beings with the ability to impart wisdom, from the Greek "sophos" (sage).
The Scout Service has extensive evaluations for whether or not a given alien is a sophont, and if it is, it is a protected being under Imperial law.
by aramis erak September 24, 2012
misspelling of sophont
Hecateus spells sophont as sophant, making me wonder if he's actually read the Traveller rules where it originates.
by aramis erak September 24, 2012

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