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One entry found for disciple.
Main Entry: disˇciˇple
Pronunciation: dis-primarystressimacr-pschwal
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English disciple "one who follows and spreads the teaching of another," from Old English discipul and early French disciple (both, same meaning), from Latin discipulus "follower of Jesus Christ in his lifetime," from earlier discipulus "pupil"
1 : a person who accepts and helps to spread the teachings of another
2 : APOSTLE 1a
- disˇciˇpleˇship /-secondarystressship/ noun

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