Definition of studium generale in English:

studium generale

noun

historical
  • In the Middle Ages: a university attended by scholars both from within and beyond its own locality.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in William Prynne (1600–1669), pamphleteer and lawyer. From post-classical Latin studium generale university from classical Latin studium + generāle, neuter singular of generālis.

Pronunciation

studium generale

/ˌstʃuːdɪəm ˌdʒɛnəˈreɪli//ˌstjuːdɪəm ˌdʒɛnəˈrɑːleɪ//ˌstjuːdɪəm ˌdʒɛnəˈreɪli/