- a hall where public lectures or discussions are held
- an organization presenting public lectures, concerts, etc.
Origin of lyceumafter the Lyceum in Athens
Origin of LyceumClassical Latin ; from Classical Greek Lykeion, the Lyceum: so called from the neighboring temple of Apollōn Lykeios
- A hall in which public lectures, concerts, and similar programs are presented.
- An organization sponsoring public programs and entertainment.
- A lycée.
Origin of lyceumLatin Lycēum, from Greek Lukeion, the name of a grove with athletic training grounds near Athens in which Aristotle taught, from Lukeios, epithet of Apollo (to whom the grove was sacred), of unknown meaning.
From Ancient Greek Λύκειον (Lukeion) (the name of a gymnasium, or athletic training facility, near Athens where Aristotle established his school), from Λύκειος ("Lycian" or "wolf-killer").