laureate

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin laureatus, from laurea (laurel tree), from laureus (of laurel), from laurus (laurel). Compare French lauréat.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈlɒ.ɹiː.ət/, /ˈlɔː(ɹ).iː.ət/

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laureate (not comparable)

  1. Crowned, or decked, with laurel.

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Noun[edit]

laureate (plural laureates)

  1. (dated) One crowned with laurel; a poet laureate.
    • Cleveland
      A learned laureate.
  2. A graduate of a university.

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laureate (third-person singular simple present laureates, present participle laureating, simple past and past participle laureated)

  1. (intransitive) To honor with a wreath of laurel, as formerly was done in bestowing a degree at English universities.

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

laureate

  1. feminine plural of laureato

Noun[edit]

laureate f

  1. plural form of laureata

Verb[edit]

laureate

  1. feminine plural of laureato

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

laureāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of laureātus