Meaning of preceptor

pre•cep•tor

Pronunciation: (pri-sep'tur, prē'sep-), [key]
— n.
  1. an instructor; teacher; tutor.
  2. the head of a school.
  3. the head of a preceptory.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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