The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Lyceum \Ly*ce"um\, n.; pl. E. Lyceums, L. Lycea. [L. lyceum,
Gr. ?, so named after the neighboring temple of ? ? Apollo
the wolf slayer, prob. fr. ? belonging to a wolf, fr ? wolf.
1. A place of exercise with covered walks, in the suburbs of
Athens, where Aristotle taught philosophy.
2. A house or apartment appropriated to instruction by
lectures or disquisitions.
3. A higher school, in Europe, which prepares youths for the
4. An association for debate and literary improvement.