Definition of oberrealschule
: a German secondary school preparing students for the university and emphasizing modern languages and natural sciences rather than Latin or Greek — compare gymnasium
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Origin and Etymology of oberrealschule
German, from ober upper (from Old High German obaro) + realschule; akin to Old High German ubar over
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