(chiefly North America) A schoolchild.
Other Word Forms of Student
Origin of Student
Middle English alteration (influenced by Latin studēre to study) of studient, studiant from Old French estudiant one who studies from present participle of estudier to study from Medieval Latin studiāre from Latin studium study study
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latin studens, present participle of studere (“to study").
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