pupil

n.

  1. The aperture in the iris; the sight, apple, or black of the eye. See the Note under Eye, and Iris.
  2. A youth or scholar of either sex under the care of an instructor or tutor.
  3. A person under a guardian; a ward.
  4. A boy or a girl under the age of puberty, that is, under fourteen if a male, and under twelve if a female.