Alumnus Definition

ə-lŭmnəs
alumni
noun
alumni
A male graduate or former student of a school, college, or university.
American Heritage
A person who has attended or is a graduate of a particular school, college, etc.
Webster's New World
Anyone formerly trained, employed, etc. by a particular organization or institution.
Webster's New World
The definition of an alumnus is someone who previously attended or graduated from a particular school, college or university or someone who had a former association with a particular organization.
An example of an alumnus is someone who graduated from Harvard.
An example of an alumnus is someone who previously worked for a specific large company.
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A male pupil or student.

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Other Word Forms of Alumnus

Noun

Singular:
alumnus
Plural:
alumni

Origin of Alumnus

  • Latin pupil from alere to nourish al-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowed from Latin alumnus (literally “foster child, nourished one”).

    From Wiktionary

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