Athenaeum

ath-ə-NEE-əm

Part of speech: noun
Origin: Latin, mid 18th century

1
Used in the names of libraries or institutions for literary or scientific study.

2
Used in the titles of periodicals concerned with literature, science, and art.

Examples of Athenaeum in a sentence

“Lauren went to the athenaeum that housed the rare, specialized books she needed.”

“The literary society recently published the first edition of “Athenaeum.””

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