- a student who is about to graduate or receive a degree.
Origin of graduand
1880–85; < Medieval Latin graduandus, gerund of graduāre to graduate
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- mainly British a person who is about to graduate
C19: from Medieval Latin graduandus, gerundive of graduārī to graduate
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Word Origin and History for graduand
1882, from Medieval Latin graduandus, gerundive of graduari (see graduate).
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