Definition of prelect in English:

prelect

(also praelect)

verb

  • no object To lecture or discourse; to deliver a lecture. Frequently with on, upon.

Origin

Early 17th century (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin praelect-, past participial stem of praelegere to pick out, select, to read to others, lecture on from prae- + legere to choose, to read.

Pronunciation

prelect

/prɪˈlɛkt/