/ak'euh deuh mish"euhn, euh kad'euh-/, n.
1. a member of an association or institution for the advancement of arts, sciences, or letters.
2. a follower or promoter of the traditional trends in philosophy, art, or literature: Reforms were instituted over the protests of the academicians.
[1740-50; < F académicien, equiv. to académic- ACADEMIC + -ien -IAN]

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