What does ALUMNUS mean?

ALUMNUS meaning in General Dictionary

A pupil particularly a graduate of a college or other seminary of mastering

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  • an individual who has received a diploma from a school (senior school or university or college)
  • A pupil; especially, a graduate of a college or any other seminary of understanding.

ALUMNUS meaning in Law Dictionary

youngster what type features nursed ; a foster-child. Dig. 40, 2, 14. One informed at a college or seminary is called an "alumnus" thereof.


ALUMNUS meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1640s, from Latin alumnus "a pupil," literally "foster child," vestigial present passive participle of alere "to nourish" (see old), with ending similar to Greek -omenos. Plural is alumni. Fem. is alumna (1882), fem. plural alumnae.


ALUMNUS - German to English

alumnus


ALUMNUS meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A pupil; specially, a graduate of a college or any other seminary of understanding.