Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
a teacher who visits pupils' homes, as for the instruction of those too ill or disabled to attend regular classes or for the promotion of better attendance or performance
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A teacher who visits and instructs sick or disabled children in a public school system.