inceptor (plural inceptors)
- A beginner; one in the rudiments.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Johnson to this entry?)
- (Britain) One who is on the point of taking a Master of Arts degree at an English university.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Walton to this entry?)
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for inceptor in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)
- (Classical) IPA(key): /inˈkep.tor/, [ɪŋˈkɛp.t̪ɔr]
- (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /inˈt͡ʃep.tor/, [in̠ʲˈt͡ʃɛp.t̪ɔr]
- English: inceptor