graduand

noun

grad·​u·​and ˌgra-jə-ˈwand How to pronounce graduand (audio)
British
: one about to graduate : a candidate for a degree

Word History

Etymology

Medieval Latin graduandus, gerundive of graduare

First Known Use

1882, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of graduand was in 1882

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Cite this Entry

“Graduand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/graduand. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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