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ignoramus

  

      n   pl   , -muses   an ignorant person; fool  
     (C16: from legal Latin, literally: we have no knowledge of, from Latin ignorare to be ignorant of; see ignore; modern usage originated from the use of Ignoramus as the name of an unlettered lawyer in a play by G. Ruggle, 17th-century English dramatist)  
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ignoramus

  
  
ass, blockhead, bonehead     (slang)   dolt, donkey, duffer     (informal)   dullard, dunce, fathead     (informal)   fool, illiterate, lowbrow, numbskull or numskull, numpty     (Scot. informal)   simpleton  

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