Definitions of atheneum

  1. a literary or scientific association for the promotion of learning Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a place where reading materials are available Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Alt. of Athenaeum Webster Dictionary DB
  4. A club devoted to the study of literature and art; a building used as a library. Also, athenaeum. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. A literary club or academy; a reading-room or the like. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. A temple in Athens, dedicated to Athene, frequented by scholars and poets for rehearsal of their works; an institution provided with library, lectureships, and appliances for the encouragement of literary and scientific culture. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.