Origin: L. Seminarium, fr. Seminarius belonging to seed, fr. Semon, seminis, seed. See Seminal.
1. A piece of ground where seed is sown for producing plants for transplantation; a nursery; a seed plat. But if you draw them [seedling] only for the thinning of your seminary, prick them into some empty beds. (Evelyn)
Origin: L. Seminarius.