licentiate


li·cen·ti·ate

noun \lī-ˈsen(t)-shē-ət, especially in sense 2 li-\

Definition of LICENTIATE

1
:  a person who has a license granted especially by a university to practice a profession
2
:  an academic degree ranking below that of doctor given by some European universities

Origin of LICENTIATE

Medieval Latin licentiatus, from past participle of licentiare to allow, from Latin licentia
First Known Use: 1555

li·cen·ti·ate

noun \lī-ˈsen-chē-ət\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LICENTIATE

: a person who has a license to practice a profession

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