- Matriculate is defined as to enroll at a college or university.
An example of matriculate is when someone enrolls to go to school at Harvard.
Origin: from Midieval Latin matriculatus, past participle of matriculare, to register from Late Latin matricula, diminutive of matrix: see matrix
- matriculation noun
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tr. & intr.v. ma·tric·u·lat·ed, ma·tric·u·lat·ing, ma·tric·u·lates
Origin: From Medieval Latin mātrīculāre, mātrīculāt-, from Late Latin mātrīcula, list, diminutive of mātrīx, mātrīc-; see matrix.
- ma·tricˌu·laˈtion noun