The definition of a scholar is a learned or well-educated person, especially one who excels in a particular field or subject.(noun)
A person who gets a masters degree is an example of a scholar.
See scholar in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME scoler < OE scolere or OFr escoler, both < ML < LL scholaris, relating to a school < L schola, school
See scholar in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English scoler
Origin: , from Old French escoler
Origin: and from Old English scolere
Origin: , both from Medieval Latin scholāris
Origin: , from Late Latin, of a school
Origin: , from Latin scola, schola, school; see School 1.
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