[kin-der-gahrt-ner, -gahrd-]
a child who attends a kindergarten.
a kindergarten teacher.
Also, kindergartener.

1870–75; < German Kindergärtner. See kindergarten, -er1 Unabridged
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kindergarten (ˈkɪndəˌɡɑːtən)
kinder, kindy, Often shortened to (in Australia and New Zealand): kindie a class or small school for young children, usually between the ages of four and six to prepare them for primary education
[C19: from German, literally: children's garden]

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Example sentences
One completely healthy kindergartener with no underlying issues that anyone
  knew about died.
She went from an intensive needs all day preschool setting to being a
  mainstreamed kindergartener without an aide.
Each incoming kindergartener in attendance will receive a free backpack filled
  with school supplies.
On her feet were sparkly purple shoes, complementing a pink backpack that
  seemed unusually stuffed for a kindergartener.
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