Origin of preceptor
Examples from the Web for preceptor
Historical Examples of preceptor
I date my fortunes from the hour in which I was placed in your father's house as your preceptor.Calderon The Courtier
Soon afterward he entered into partnership with his preceptor.
After receiving his degree he commenced the practice of medicine with his preceptor.
Here was indeed a desirable academy, and my preceptor matched it.Irish Books and Irish People
Every Fakīr must have a Murshid or preceptor, and be initiated by him.
early 15c., "tutor, instructor" (earliest reference might be to "expert in the art of writing"), from Latin praeceptor "teacher, instructor," agent noun from praecipere (see precept). Medical training sense attested from 1803.