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- n. Alternative spelling of renaissance man.
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- n. a scholar during the Renaissance who (because knowledge was limited) could know almost everything about many topics
- n. a modern scholar who is in a position to acquire more than superficial knowledge about many different interests
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He's an islander and a rustic Renaissance man — no formal education, but he can do anything.