prelect

verb
pre·​lect | \ pri-ˈlekt \
prelected; prelecting; prelects

Definition of prelect

intransitive verb

: to discourse publicly : lecture

Other Words from prelect

prelection \ pri-​ˈlek-​shən \ noun

First Known Use of prelect

1785, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for prelect

Latin praelectus, past participle of praelegere, from prae- + legere to read — more at legend

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