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Noun: academician  ,a-ku-du'mi-sh(u)n or u,ka-du'mi-sh(u)n
  1. Someone elected to honorary membership in an academy
  2. A scholar who is skilled in academic disputation
    - schoolman
  3. An educator who works at a college or university
    - academic, faculty member

Derived forms: academicians

Type of: bookman, educator, honoree [US], honouree [Brit, Cdn], pedagog [US], pedagogue, scholar, scholarly person, student

Part of: academy, honorary society

Encyclopedia: Academician