Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Relating to principles or beginnings.
  • noun A beginner; a tyro.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective rare Relating to principles or beginnings.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Relating to principles or beginnings.

Etymologies

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Latin principians, present participle of principiare to begin, from principium. See principle.

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