academician

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noun ac·a·de·mi·cian \ˌa-kə-də-ˈmi-shən, ə-ˌka-də-\

Definition of academician

  1. 1a :  a member of an academy for promoting science, art, or literatureb :  a follower of an artistic or philosophical tradition or a promoter of its ideas

  2. 2 :  academic

Origin and Etymology of academician

borrowed from French académicien, going back to Middle French, from academique 1academic + -ien -ian


First Known Use: 1665



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