pupilage

noun

pu·​pil·​age ˈpyü-pə-lij How to pronounce pupilage (audio)
variants or pupillage
: the state or period of being a pupil

Word History

First Known Use

1654, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pupilage was in 1654

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“Pupilage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pupilage. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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