Definition of academician noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//əˌkædəˈmɪʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌækədəˈmɪʃn//
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a member of an academy (2) Word Originmid 18th cent.: from French académicien, from medieval Latin academicus, from academia, from Greek akadēmeia, from Akadēmos, the hero after whom Plato's garden was named.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: academician