1. [ noun ] (education) a new convert being taught the principles of Christianity by a catechist
Synonyms: catechumen
Related terms: student
2. [ noun ] (botany) a plant that is found in an area where it had not been recorded previously
Related terms: plant
3. [ noun ] any new participant in some activity
Synonyms: newcomer freshman fledgling starter entrant newbie fledgeling
Related terms: novice recruit originate
Similar spelling:   Nepeta