docent: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (dō'sunt Ger. dō&sylptsent'), [key]
— n.
  1. privatdocent.
  2. a college or university lecturer.
  3. a person who is a knowledgeable guide, esp. one who conducts visitors through a museum and delivers a commentary on the exhibitions.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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