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gymnasiast (s) (noun), gymnasiasts (pl)
1. A person who studies or has been educated at a more classical school as opposed to one who has attended a technical school: Jim is a gymnasiast in a school that is between elementary school and college; usually, grades 9 to 12.
2. Etymology: introduced in Germany in the 15th century as a name for a high school while in English it has remained mostly athletic.
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