mentor

mentor

PRONUNCIATION:

(MEN-tohr, -tuhr)
MEANING:
noun: A wise and trusted adviser or teacher.
verb tr., intr.: To serve as an adviser or teacher.
ETYMOLOGY:
After Mentor, the name of young Telemachus’s adviser in Homer’s Odyssey. Earliest documented use: 1750.
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