professoriat


pro·fes·so·ri·at

noun \ˌprō-fə-ˈsr-ē-ət, ˌprä-, -ē-ˌat\

Definition of PROFESSORIAT

1
:  the body of college and university teachers at an institution or in society
2
:  the office, duties, or position of a professor

Variants of PROFESSORIAT

pro·fes·so·ri·at or pro·fes·so·ri·ate \-ət, -ˌāt\

Origin of PROFESSORIAT

modification of French professorat, from professeur professor, from Latin professor, from profitēri
First Known Use: 1858

Rhymes with PROFESSORIAT

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