noun, plural a·lum·ni [uh-luhm-nahy, -nee] /əˈlʌm naɪ, -ni/.
Origin of alumnus
Examples from the Web for alumnus
She says she met Cosby, a Temple alumnus and big-time donor to the university, in November 2002.How Bill Cosby Allegedly Silenced His Accusers Through A Tabloid Smear Campaign|Marlow Stern|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A former House Budget chairman and Fox News alumnus, Kasich was a libertarian leaning fiscal conservative before it was cool.
The celebrated nanny college counts as its most famous (if fictional) alumnus Mary Poppins.
Bernie is a fabulous writer I have long admired, a model McGill alumnus, and a new friend.
The fact that the government employee in question is a McKinsey alumnus does not allay any of my concerns.
Number one was lying in profound slumber when Alumnus Pike turned to greet number two.The Slim Princess|George Ade
It had been willed to the college by an alumnus who had made millions selling rotten pork.
Of this latter University Ferrier had been an alumnus, as well as of Oxford.A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895)|George Saintsbury
You aren't an alumnus yet; you're a freshman, and a fraternity is a darn nice thing to have around while you are in college.
This measure of success was not calculated to displease our alumnus addictissimus.Robert F. Murray|Robert F. Murray
British Dictionary definitions for alumnus
noun plural -ni (-naɪ)
Word Origin for alumnus
Word Origin and History for alumnus
1640s, from Latin alumnus "a pupil," literally "foster son," vestigial present passive participle of alere "to nourish" (see old), with ending akin to Greek -omenos. Plural is alumni. Fem. is alumna (1882), fem. plural alumnae.