One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person who is both a pupil and a teacher; (British History) a school pupil preparing to be a teacher, whose time is divided between teaching younger pupils and being taught by the head teacher or at a separate establishment.
Mid 17th century (in an earlier sense). From pupil + teacher.
pupil teacher/ˌpjuːpl ˈtiːtʃə/
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