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Origin of salutatorian
Examples from the Web for salutatorian
INSIDER TIP: Head downtown for salutatorian Fusion Taco, another food truck turned brick-and-mortar.
A scholar-athlete, he was salutatorian in his graduating class.
But Bettie, with a 97.19 average, was beat out by .14 points, and had to settle for Salutatorian status.‘Bettie Page Reveals All,’ A Close-Up Look at the Pinup Goddess and Sexual Icon|Marlow Stern|November 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
May 29, 1884, he graduated from the Atlanta Baptist College as salutatorian.
All the salutatorian had to do was to sit still and hear what the other speakers had to say and feel good.Princeton Stories|Jesse Lynch Williams
1841, American English, from salutatory "of the nature of a salutation," here in the specific sense "designating the welcoming address given at a college commencement" (1702) + -ian. The address was originally usually in Latin and given by the second-ranking graduating student.