Definition of technicum in English:

technicum

(also technikum)

noun

  • In the Soviet Union and subsequently in Russia and some other countries formerly part of the Soviet Union: a technical college. Now chiefly historical.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Modern Language Journal. From Russian texnikum from German Technikum from ancient Greek τεχνικός + German -um, after Latin neuter nouns ending in -um.

Pronunciation

technicum

/ˈtɛknɪkəm/