Seminary meaning

sĕm'ə-nĕr'ē
A place or environment in which something is developed or nurtured.
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A place where something develops, grows, or is bred.
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A school, esp. a private school for young women.
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A school or college where persons are trained to become priests, ministers, or rabbis.
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A theological school for the training of rabbis, priests, or ministers.
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A private residential school for girls.
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(Mormonism) A class of religious education for youths ages 14-18 that accompanies normal secular education.
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A piece of ground where seed is sown for producing plants for transplantation.

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(by extension) The place or original stock from which anything is brought or produced.

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A Roman Catholic priest educated in a foreign seminary; a seminarist.

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Of or relating to seed; seminal.
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Origin of seminary

  • Middle English seed plot from Latin sēminārium from sēminārius of seed from sēmen sēmin- seed sē- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin sÄ“minārium, from sÄ“men (“seed"). Compare seminar.
    From Wiktionary