immatriculation

noun im·matriculation \ˌi+\

Definition of immatriculation

  1. :  an act, state, or process of being enrolled (as in an official register) lands on which a native title can be shown are put through a process of immatriculation; a tax is then levied — F. M. Keesing

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Origin and Etymology of immatriculation

probably from German immatrikulation, from Medieval Latin immatriculatus + German -ion


First Known Use: 1678


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