Principiant

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Principiant Relating to principles or beginnings.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • principiant Relating to principles or beginnings.
    • n principiant A beginner; a tyro.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. principians, p. pr. of principiare, to begin, fr. principium,. See Principle

Usage

In literature:

This case of yours worries me more than anything that has come up since I took over the Principiate.
"The Unwilling Vestal" by Edward Lucas White
Invidit privati nomen supra principis attolli.
"The Anatomy of Melancholy" by Democritus Junior
PRINCIPLES and PRINCIPIATES, 328.
"The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love" by Emanuel Swedenborg
The royal visits which earned for Coventry the title which it still bears as its motto 'Camera principis' were frequent in this century.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Churches of Coventry" by Frederic W. Woodhouse
L. principis (noble); Fig.
"Cactus Culture For Amateurs" by W. Watson
Scilicet illa Deo est motore, et Principe primo, Principis una sui lausque, quiesque viri.
"Notes & Queries, No. 40, Saturday, August 3, 1850" by Various
Ingressus cuiusque domum in aedes te principis venisse putabis.
"A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Three" by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
Damasec signifies principis Ad-Amae (Civitas).
"A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume I." by Jacob Bryant
Frederici Walliae Principis & Augustae Princip.
"The Annual Catalogue (1737)" by J. Worrall
The inscription seems to have been SIGILLUM OWENI PRINCIPIS WALLIAE.
"Henry of Monmouth, Volume 1" by J. Endell Tyler
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In news:

2005 Feudo Principi di Butera ($12).
The 800-acre Feudo Principi estate in southern Sicily is one of 11 estates owned by Italy's Veneto-based Zonin family.
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In science:

Such a signal being registered could provide the possibility to detect the GW in a principially new way which differs from the other 18 known ones by the fact that the OMPR effect is of the zero order and not of the first order in the non-dimensional amplitude of the GW.
Space-time anisotropy: theoretical issues and the possibility of an observational test
Babinkostova, Selektivni Principi vo Topologijata, Ph.D.
Selected results on selection principles
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