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syllabus

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noun syl·la·bus \-bəs\

Simple Definition of syllabus

  • : a list of the topics or books that will be studied in a course

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of syllabus

plural syllabiplay \-ˌbī, -ˌbē\ or syllabuses

  1. 1 :  a summary outline of a discourse, treatise, or course of study or of examination requirements

  2. 2 :  headnote 2

Origin of syllabus

Late Latin, alteration of Latin sillybus label for a book, from Greek sillybos


First Known Use: circa 1656



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