- 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 Î›ÏÎºÎµÎ¹Î¿Î½ (Lukeion) (the name of a gymnasium, or athletic training facility, near Athens where Aristotle established his school), from Î›ÏÎºÎµÎ¹Î¿Ï‚ ("Lycian" or "wolf-killer").