ac·a·de·mi·cian /ˌækədəˈmɪʃən, əˌkædə-/
1. A member of an academy, or society for promoting science, art, or literature, as of the French Academy, or the Royal Academy of arts.
2. A collegian. [R.]
n 1: someone elected to honorary membership in an academy
2: a scholar who is skilled in academic disputation [syn: schoolman]
3: an educator who works at a college or university [syn: academic,