preceptor


pre·cep·tor

noun \pri-ˈsep-tər, ˈprē-ˌ\

Definition of PRECEPTOR

1
a :  teacher, tutor
b :  the headmaster or principal of a school
2
:  the head of a preceptory of Knights Templars
pre·cep·tor·ship \-ˌship\ noun

Examples of PRECEPTOR

  1. <a preceptor at a small English boarding school>

First Known Use of PRECEPTOR

15th century

pre·cep·tor

noun \pri-ˈsep-tər, ˈprē-ˌ\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PRECEPTOR

: a practicing physician who gives personal instruction, training, and supervision to a medical student or young physician

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