The definition of a novice is a beginner, or a person at the start of something.(noun)
An example of a novice is a student teacher.
See novice in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME novis < OFr novice < L novicius, new, fresh < novus, new
See novice in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Medieval Latin novīcius
Origin: , from Latin, recently entered into a condition
Origin: , from Latin novus, new; see newo- in Indo-European roots.
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