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Word of the day ~

doyen • \DOY-un\ • noun
*1 : the senior or most experienced member of a group
2 : the oldest example of a category

Example sentence:
We watched a TV documentary by Jacques Cousteau, the doyen of undersea explorers.

(from Merriam-Webster online)
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