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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ped·ant /ˈpɛdṇt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ped·ant n.
 1. A schoolmaster; a pedagogue. [Obs.]
    A pedant that keeps a school i'th' church.   --Shak.
 2. One who puts on an air of learning; one who makes a vain display of learning; a pretender to superior knowledge.
    A scholar, yet surely no pedant, was he.   --Goldsmith.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book
          learning than they merit [syn: bookworm, scholastic]