scholasticate

noun
scho·​las·​ti·​cate | \ skə-ˈla-stə-ˌkāt How to pronounce scholasticate (audio) , -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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“Scholasticate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scholasticate. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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