realgymnasium

noun re·al·gym·na·si·um \rā¦äl(ˌ)gim¦näzēəm\

Definition of realgymnasium

plural

realgymnasiums

\-ēəmz\ or

realgymnasia

\-ēə\
  1. :  a German secondary school that prepares students for the university, that offers Latin but no Greek, and that typically emphasizes sciences and modern languages — compare gymnasium

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Origin and Etymology of realgymnasium

German, from real objective, practical (from Late Latin realis real, actual) + gymnasium


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