noun ly·ce·um \lī-ˈsē-əm, ˈlī-sē-\

Definition of LYCEUM

:  a hall for public lectures or discussions
:  an association providing public lectures, concerts, and entertainments
:  lycée

Origin of LYCEUM

Latin Lyceum, gymnasium near Athens where Aristotle taught, from Greek Lykeion, from neuter of lykeios, epithet of Apollo
First Known Use: 1786

Other Performing Arts Terms

diva, dramaturgy, loge, prestidigitation, proscenium, supernumerary, zany

Rhymes with LYCEUM


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