scholasticate

noun

scho·​las·​ti·​cate skə-ˈla-stə-ˌkāt How to pronounce scholasticate (audio)
-ti-kət
: a college-level school of general study for those preparing for membership in a Roman Catholic religious order

Word History

Etymology

New Latin scholasticatus, from scholasticus student in a scholasticate

First Known Use

1853, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of scholasticate was in 1853

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Cite this Entry

“Scholasticate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scholasticate. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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