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  • noun An apprentice or student Jedi.
  • noun Any apprentice or student.

Etymologies

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Coined by George Lucas for the Star Wars franchise. Sometimes said to have been derived from Sanskrit, or from Padawan, a region of Malaysia.

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  • An apprentice Jedi, introduced in the prequel Star Wars trilogy.

    August 2, 2009