from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A man who is a teacher.
  • noun A grayish-brown snapper (Lutjanus apodus) of the western Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A common name of Lutianus apodus, a fish of the family Lutianidæ, found in the West Indies.
  • noun A man who presides over or teaches a school; a man whose business it is to keep school.

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

  • noun The man who presides over and teaches a school; a male teacher of a school.
  • noun One who, or that which, disciplines and directs.

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

  • noun The person in charge of a school.
  • verb To teach in the capacity of schoolmaster.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun presiding officer of a school
  • noun food fish of warm Caribbean and Atlantic waters
  • noun any person (or institution) who acts as an educator


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