sapient - Dictionary definition and meaning for word sapient
homo-sapiens(human beings)= clever among all the animals. relate sapient to sapiens.
SAP(snake)....people who catch snakes are sapient....
if a man can able to sap(reduce the power of someone)then he will be a wise person.
Sap-ient = Sap = snake, snakes are around Lord Shiva, so they must be wise.
Sap means juice of rubber which is white like milk sign of something is pure.
Sapp means rubber juice which is pure white, therefore sapient like characteristics having always wise.