autodidact

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From Ancient Greek αὐτοδίδακτος (autodídaktos), from αὐτός (autós, self) + διδάσκω (didáskō, I teach).

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autodidact (plural autodidacts)

  1. A self-taught person; an automath.
    Leonardo Da Vinci is one of the greatest autodidacts.

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