graduand

noun
grad·u·and | \ˌgra-jə-ˈwand \

Definition of graduand 

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: one about to graduate : a candidate for a degree

First Known Use of graduand

1882, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for graduand

Medieval Latin graduandus, gerundive of graduare

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