senatus academicus

se·​na·​tus aca·​de·​mi·​cus | \ sə̇ˈnātəˌsakəˈdemə̇kəs \
variants: or senatus
plural senatus academici\ -​məˌsī \ or senatus

Definition of senatus academicus

: the senate in some Scottish universities

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History and Etymology for senatus academicus

New Latin, academic senate

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“Senatus academicus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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