Pupil definitions

pyo͝o'pəl
A student under the direct supervision of a teacher or professor.
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A minor under the supervision of a guardian.
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A person, esp. a young person, under the supervision of a teacher or tutor, as in school.
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A minor under the care of a guardian; ward.
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The apparently black circular opening in the center of the iris of the eye, through which light passes to the retina.
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The contractile circular opening, apparently black, in the center of the iris of the eye.
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Pupil is defined as a dark circular opening in the center of the iris in the eye.

An example of the pupil is the center part of the eye that gets smaller when you are exposed to very bright light in order to limit light exposure to the retina.

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The definition of a pupil is a student in school.

A first grader attending elementary school is an example of a pupil.

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The apparently black circular opening in the center of the iris of the eye, through which light passes to the retina.
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The opening in the center of the iris through which light enters the eye.
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Why did your pupils dilate when you saw me topless? Do you like me or something?

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Origin of pupil

From Anglo-Norman pupille (“orphan"), from Latin pÅ«pillus (“orphan, minor"), variant of pÅ«pulus (“little boy"), from pÅ«pus (“child, boy").