scholasticate

scholasticate

[skuh-las-ti-keyt, -kit]
noun Roman Catholic Church.
1.
a course of study for seminarians, taken prior to their theological studies.
2.
a school for this course of study.

Origin:
1870–75; < Neo-Latin scholasticātus. See scholastic, -ate3

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scholasticate (skəˈlæstɪˌkeɪt, -kɪt)
 
n
RC Church the state of being a scholastic, the period during which a Jesuit student is a scholastic, or an institution where scholastics pass this period
 
[C19: from New Latin scholasticātus, from Latin scholasticusscholastic]

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