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Meaning of PRECEPTOR

Pronunciation:  pri'septur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (British) teacher at a university of college (especially at Cambridge or Oxford)
 

PRECEPTOR is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: don
 
 See Also: instructor, teacher

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pre*cep"tor\, n. [L. praeceptor, fr. praecipere to
teach: cf. F. pr['e]cepteur. See {Precept}.]
1. One who gives commands, or makes rules; specifically, the
   master or principal of a school; a teacher; an instructor.

2. The head of a preceptory among the Knights Templars. --Sir
   W. Scott.

 

 

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