Etymology: Likely a corruption of the word padwar, a low-ranking officer in w:Edgar Rice Burroughs, Edgar Rice Burroughs' w:Barsoom, Barsoom science fiction books.
- Star Wars. An apprentice who undergoes one-on-one Jedi training under a Jedi Master after graduating from the Jedi academy. A Jedi may have only one apprentice at a time, and is required to promote the current apprentice before taking another.
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