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English noun: neophyte

1. neophyte (plant) a plant that is found in an area where it had not been recorded previously


Broader (hypernym)flora, plant, plant life

2. neophyte (person) any new participant in some activity


Synonymsentrant, fledgeling, fledgling, freshman, newbie, newcomer, starter


Broader (hypernym)beginner, initiate, novice, tiro, tyro


Narrower (hyponym)enlistee, recruit

3. neophyte (person) a new convert being taught the principles of Christianity by a catechist


Synonymscatechumen


Broader (hypernym)educatee, pupil, student









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