inceptor

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin inceptor

Noun[edit]

inceptor (plural inceptors)

  1. A beginner; one in the rudiments.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Johnson to this entry?)
  2. (Britain) One who is on the point of taking a Master of Arts degree at an English university.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Walton to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for inceptor in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

incipiō +‎ -tor

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

inceptor m (genitive inceptōris); third declension

  1. beginner

Declension[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative inceptor inceptōrēs
genitive inceptōris inceptōrum
dative inceptōrī inceptōribus
accusative inceptōrem inceptōrēs
ablative inceptōre inceptōribus
vocative inceptor inceptōrēs

Descendants[edit]

Verb[edit]

inceptor

  1. first-person singular present passive indicative of inceptō

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