opsimath

noun

op·​si·​math
ˈäpsəˌmath
plural -s
: a person who begins to learn late in life

Word History

Etymology

Greek opsimathēs late in learning, from opse, opsi late (akin to Greek epi on, to) + -mathēs, from manthanein to learn

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“Opsimath.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/opsimath. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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