[ muh-trik-yuh-luhnt ]
/ məˈtrɪk yə lənt /
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a person who matriculates; a candidate for matriculation.
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Origin of matriculant
1880–85; <Late Latin matriculant-, stem of mātriculāns, present participle of mātrīculāre “to enroll” (see matriculate)
OTHER WORDS FROM matriculantnon·ma·tric·u·lant, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for matriculant
Only so can we satisfy the concrete value-judgment of the young matriculant in the great school of applied religion.The Minister and the Boy|Allan Hoben