noun Roman Catholic Church.
a course of study for seminarians, taken prior to their theological studies.
a school for this course of study.
Origin of scholasticate
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In 1910 we find them at Valkenburg, Holland, attached to the Scholasticate.The Jesuits, 1534-1921
Thomas J. Campbell
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
Word Origin for scholasticate
C19: from New Latin scholasticātus, from Latin scholasticus scholastic
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