docent


do·cent

noun \ˈdō-sənt, dō(t)-ˈsent\

Definition of DOCENT

1
:  a college or university teacher or lecturer
2
:  a person who leads guided tours especially through a museum or art gallery

Origin of DOCENT

obsolete German (now Dozent), from Latin docent-, docens, present participle of docēre
First Known Use: 1880

Other Job Terms

factotum, milliner, ostler, scrivener, tinker, webster, wordsmith

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