1A person who joins, or gains admission to, a group, organization, or institution. Now: specifically a trainee member of the Faculty of Advocates, the legal society to which all Scottish advocates belong.
2historical, marginal At the universities of Glasgow and St Andrews: each of the four students elected by their respective nations to vote on behalf of that nation in the election of a Rector. Compare "procurator".
Early 16th century (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin intrant-, intrāns, present participle of intrāre enter.