lycée

noun

ly·​cée lē-ˈsā How to pronounce lycée (audio)
: a French public secondary school that prepares students for the university

Word History

Etymology

French, from Middle French, lyceum, from Latin Lyceum

First Known Use

1865, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lycée was in 1865

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Cite this Entry

“Lycée.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lyc%C3%A9e. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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