Definition of matriculand in English:

matriculand

noun

British
  • A person who is enrolled as a student in a college or university.

    ‘on Saturday, we welcomed back our matriculands of 1965 and 1975’
    • ‘Paris, conversely, had a northern bias: in 1773, 63 per cent of its matriculands came from north of the Loire.’
    • ‘Melville had just reached the age of the university matriculand when he shipped aboard the Highlander on its voyage out from New York in 1837.’
    • ‘In the sixteenth century Salamanca had about 5,000–7,000 matriculands a year.’
    • ‘Out of 1,032 matriculands admitted in the session 1911-12, there were only three Frenchmen, all non-collegiate.’

Origin

1950s: from matriculate + -and.

Pronunciation

matriculand

/məˈtrɪkjʊland/