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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To admit or be admitted into a group, especially a college or university.
  • n. One who is admitted as a student to a college or university.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To enroll as a member of a body, especially of a college or university
  • v. To be enrolled as a member of a body, especially of a college or university.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To enroll; to enter in a register
  • intransitive v. To go though the process of admission to membership, as by examination and enrollment, in a society or college.
  • adj. Matriculated.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To enter in a register; register; enroll; especially, to enter or admit to membership in a body or society, particularly in a college or university, by enrolling one's name in a register.
  • To become a member of any body or society, especially a college or university, by having one's name entered in a register.
  • Matriculated; admitted; enrolled.
  • n. One who has been admitted to membership of a body, as a college or university, by enrolment in its register.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. enroll as a student
  • n. someone who has been admitted to a college or university

Etymologies

From Medieval Latin mātrīculāre, mātrīculāt-, from Late Latin mātrīcula, list, diminutive of mātrīx, mātrīc-; see matrix.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin matrix, list (Wiktionary)

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