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

Word History


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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