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ped·a·gogue

 (pĕd′ə-gŏg′, -gôg′)
n.
1. A schoolteacher; an educator.
2. One who instructs in a pedantic or dogmatic manner.

[Middle English pedagoge, from Old French, from Latin paedagōgus, slave who supervised children and took them to and from school, from Greek paidagōgos : paido-, boy; see pedo-1 + agōgos, leader (from agein, to lead; see ag- in Indo-European roots).]

ped′a·gogu′ish adj.

pedagoguish

(ˈpɛdəˌɡɒɡɪʃ)
adj
(Education) formal resembling or reminiscent of a pedagogue
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