[n] a novice learning the rudiments of some subject
[adj] alphabetically arranged (as for beginning readers)
(Or ABCEDARIUS) Type of acrostic where each line or verse begins with a
successive letter of the alphabet (a, b, c, d...and so forth) until the end of the alphabet is
reached, thus using the whole alphabet. Sometimes known as an alphabet poem.
beginner, initiate, novice, tiro, tyro