from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A student under the direct supervision of a teacher or professor.
- n. Law A minor under the supervision of a guardian.
- n. The apparently black circular opening in the center of the iris of the eye, through which light passes to the retina.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An orphan who is a minor and under the protection of the state.
- n. A student under the supervision of a teacher or professor.
- n. The hole in the middle of the iris of the eye, through which light passes to be focused on the retina.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The aperture in the iris; the sight, apple, or black of the eye. See the Note under eye, and iris.
- n. A youth or scholar of either sex under the care of an instructor or tutor.
- n. A person under a guardian; a ward.
- n. A boy or a girl under the age of puberty, that is, under fourteen if a male, and under twelve if a female.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A youth or any person of either sex under the care of an instructor or tutor; in general, a scholar; a disciple.
- n. A ward; a youth or person under the care of a guardian.
- n. In civil law, a person under puberty (fourteen for males, twelve for females), over whom a guardian has been appointed.
- Under age; in a state of pupilage or nonage; minor.
- n. The orifice of the iris; the hole or opening in the iris through which light passes.
- n. In zoology: The central dark part of an ocellated spot. See ocellus, 4.
- n. A dark, apparently interior, spot seen in the compound eyes of certain insects, and changing in position as it is viewed from different sides.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a young person attending school (up through senior high school)
- n. a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution
- n. the contractile aperture in the center of the iris of the eye; resembles a large black dot
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