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practicum

[prak-ti-kuh m]
noun
  1. (in a college or university) the part of a course consisting of practical work in a particular field.
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Origin of practicum

1900–05; < Latin, neuter of prācticus practic
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Word Origin and History for practicum

n.

1904, from Late Latin practicum, neuter of practicus (see practical). Cf. German praktikum.

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