The definition of a disciple is a follower of a prophet or teacher.(noun)
A follower of Jesus Christ is an example of a disciple.
See disciple in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OFr desciple & OE discipul, both < L discipulus, learner, in LL(Ec), a disciple of Jesus < *discipere, to comprehend < dis-, apart + capere, to hold (see have): infl. by discere, to learn
See disciple in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English discipul
Origin: and from Old French desciple
Origin: , both from Latin discipulus, pupil
Origin: , from discere, to learn; see dek- in Indo-European roots.
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