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Monday, August 29, 2016
Definitions for matriculate
  1. to enroll in a college or university as a candidate for a degree.
  2. to register (a coat of arms), used especially in Scottish heraldry.
  3. to be matriculated.

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Citations for matriculate
... Tom Brown received a summons from the authorities, and went up to matriculate at St. Ambrose's College, Oxford ... Thomas Hughes, Tom Brown at Oxford, 1861
The New York-trained actors are so superior to those who matriculate in Hollywood, there is no comparison whatsoever. Tim Sandlin, Skipped Parts, 1991
Origin of matriculate
1480-1490
Matriculate stems from the Latin word for "list," mātrīcula.
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