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Date: 1000-1100
Language: Medieval Latin
Origin: scholaris, from Late Latin, 'of a school', from Latin schola; SCHOOL1


Related topics: Education
schol‧ar [countable]
1 an intelligent and well-educated person:
the great Dutch scholar Erasmus
2 someone who knows a lot about a particular subject, especially one that is not a science subject:
a Shakespearean scholar
3SE someone who has been given a scholarship to study at a school or college:
He was a King's scholar at Eton College.

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