Doc"ile (?), a. [L. docilis,fr. docere to teach; cf. Gr. , and L. discere to learn, Gr. learned, knowing: cf. F. docile. Cf. Doctor, Didactic, Disciple.]

1.

Teachable; easy to teach; docible.

[Obs.]

2.

Disposed to be taught; tractable; easily managed; as, a docile child.

The elephant is at once docible and docile. C. J. Smith.

 

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