I wish more people could thus be defined.
erudite (er·u·dite): / ER yoo dahyt | ER oo dahyt /
(1) learned; scholarly; very knowledgeable through study and reading; possessing or demonstrating erudition
[From Latin eruditus, past participle of erudire meaning “to instruct,” from Latin rudis meaning “untrained, ignorant, or rude.”]
Usage: Not all erudite professors have the ability to communicate intellectual concepts to non-academic audiences.