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

 

plebe

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//pliːb//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pliːb//
 
(US English, informal)
 
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a first-year student at a military or naval college in the US Word Origin early 17th cent.: perhaps an abbreviation of plebeian.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: plebe