collegian

[ kuh-lee-juh n, -jee-uh n ]
/ kəˈli dʒən, -dʒi ən /

noun

a student in, or a graduate of, a college.
a member of a college.

Nearby words

  1. college station,
  2. college try,
  3. college-preparatory,
  4. collegial,
  5. collegiality,
  6. collegiate,
  7. collegiate church,
  8. collegiate institute,
  9. collegium,
  10. collegium musicum

Origin of collegian

1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin collēgiānus, equivalent to collēgi(um) college + -ānus -an

Related formspost·col·le·gian, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for collegian

collegian

/ (kəˈliːdʒɪən) /

noun

a current member of a college; student
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Word Origin and History for collegian

collegian

n.

late 14c., from college + -ian.

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