[stood-nt, styood-]
a person formally engaged in learning, especially one enrolled in a school or college; pupil: a student at Yale.
any person who studies, investigates, or examines thoughtfully: a student of human nature.

1350–1400; Middle English < Latin student- (stem of studēns), present participle of studēre to take pains; see -ent; replacing Middle English studiant, aphetic variant of estudiant < Old French, noun use of present participle of estudier to study

studentless, adjective
studentlike, adjective
antistudent, noun, adjective
nonstudent, noun

1, 2. See pupil1.

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student (ˈstjuːdənt)
1.  a.  a person following a course of study, as in a school, college, university, etc
 b.  (as modifier): student teacher
2.  a person who makes a thorough study of a subject
[C15: from Latin studēns diligent, from studēre to be zealous; see study]

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Word Origin & History

late 14c., from O.Fr. estudient "one who is studying," from M.L. studiare "to study," from L. studium (see study). Student-teacher is attested from 1907.
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