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Sorbonist

[ sawr-bon-ist, -buhn-, sawr-buh-nist ]
/ sɔrˈbɒn ɪst, -ˈbʌn-, ˈsɔr bə nɪst /
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noun

a student or graduate of the Sorbonne.

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Origin of Sorbonist

From the New Latin word Sorbonista, dating back to 1550–60. See Sorbonne, -ist
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