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pedagogue

[ped-uh-gog, -gawg] /ˈpɛd əˌgɒg, -ˌgɔg/
noun
1.
a teacher; schoolteacher.
2.
a person who is pedantic, dogmatic, and formal.
Also, pedagog.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English pedagoge < Latin paedagōgus < Greek paidagōgós a boy's tutor. See ped-1, -agogue
Related forms
pedagoguery, pedagogery, noun
pedagoguish, pedagogish, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for pedagogery

pedagogue

/ˈpɛdəˌɡɒɡ/
noun
1.
a teacher or educator
2.
a pedantic or dogmatic teacher
Derived Forms
pedagogic, pedagogical, adjective
pedagogically, adverb
pedagogism, pedagoguism, noun
Word Origin
C14: from Latin paedagōgus, from Greek paidagōgos slave who looked after his master's son, from pais boy + agōgos leader
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Word Origin and History for pedagogery
pedagogue
late 14c., "schoolmaster, teacher," from O.Fr. pedagogue "teacher of children," from L. paedagogus "slave who escorted children to school and generally supervised them," later "a teacher," from Gk. paidagogos, from pais (gen. paidos) "child" (see pedo-) + agogos "leader," from agein "to lead" (see act). Hostile implications in the word are at least from the time of Pepys.
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