scholasticate

noun
scho·​las·​ti·​cate | \skə-ˈla-stə-ˌkāt, -ti-kət\

Definition of scholasticate 

: a college-level school of general study for those preparing for membership in a Roman Catholic religious order

First Known Use of scholasticate

1853, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for scholasticate

New Latin scholasticatus, from scholasticus student in a scholasticate

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