Definitions for eruditeˈɛr yʊˌdaɪt, ˈɛr ʊ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

er•u•diteˈɛr yʊˌdaɪt, ˈɛr ʊ-(adj.)

  1. characterized by great erudition; learned or scholarly.

Origin of erudite:

1375–1425; late ME < L ērudītus learned, orig. ptp. of ērudīre to instruct =ē-e - +-rudīre, der. of rudis rough, rude


Princeton's WordNet

  1. erudite, learned(adj)

    having or showing profound knowledge

    "a learned jurist"; "an erudite professor"


  1. erudite(Adjective)

    Learned, scholarly, with emphasis on knowledge gained from books.

  2. Origin: From eruditus, participle of erudio, from e- + rudis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Erudite(adj)

    characterized by extensive reading or knowledge; well instructed; learned

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