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NOUN:
    1. A learned person.
    2. A specialist in a given branch of knowledge: a classical scholar.
  1. One who attends school or studies with a teacher; a student.
  2. A student who holds or has held a particular scholarship.

ETYMOLOGY:
Middle English scoler, from Old French escoler, and from Old English scolere both from Medieval Latin scholris, from Late Latin, of a school, from Latin scola, schola, school ; see school1


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