Scholar meaning

skŏlər
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A student; one who studies at school or college.
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Any student or pupil.
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The definition of a scholar is a learned or well-educated person, especially one who excels in a particular field or subject.

A person who gets a masters degree is an example of a scholar.

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A student who holds or has held a particular scholarship.
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One who educates themselves for their whole life.
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One who attends school or studies with a teacher; a student.
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A learned person; a bookman.
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A student given scholarship aid.
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A specialist in a particular branch of knowledge.
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Origin of scholar

  • Middle English scoler from Old French escoler and from Old English scolere both from Medieval Latin scholāris from Late Latin of a school from Latin scola, schola school school1

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English scoler, from Old English scōlere (“scholar, learner"), from Late Latin scholāris, from schola (“school"), equivalent to school +"Ž -er.

    From Wiktionary