emeritus [ih-mer-i-tuh s]
1. retired or honorably discharged from active professional duty, but retaining the title of one's office or position: dean emeritus of the graduate school; editor in chief emeritus.
noun, plural emeriti [ih-mer-i-tahy, -tee]
2. an emeritus professor, minister, etc.
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Origin: 1785-95; < Latin ēmeritus having fully earned (past participle of ēmerēre), equivalent to ē- e-+ meri- earn + -tus past participle suffix
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