GAUDEAMUS

PRONUNCIATION: (gau-di-AHM-uhs)

MEANING: noun: A convivial gathering or merry-making of students at a college or university.

ETYMOLOGY: From the students song De Brevitate Vitae (On the Shortness of Life) whose first word is gaudeamus (lets rejoice). Earliest documented use: 1823.

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GAUZEAMUS - let's wrap him up like a mummy

GAUDEAMOS - celebrate the famous cookie-maker

EAUDEAMUS - the new fragrance from Paris