learned person

learned person
noun
someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field
Syn: ↑initiate, ↑pundit, ↑savant
Derivationally related forms: ↑initiate (for: ↑initiate)
Hypernyms: ↑scholar, ↑scholarly person, ↑bookman, ↑student
Hyponyms: ↑polymath

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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