Matriculate is defined as to enroll at a college or university.(verb)
An example of matriculate is when someone enrolls to go to school at Harvard.
See matriculate in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < ML matriculatus, pp. of matriculare, to register < LL matricula, dim. of matrix: see matrix
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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-
Origin: , from Late Latin mātrīcula, list
Origin: , diminutive of mātrīx, mātrīc-; see matrix.
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