Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A woman graduate or former student of a school, college, or university.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A female pupil or graduate of any educational institution.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A female pupil; especially, a graduate of a school or college.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a female pupil or student (especially of a university or college)
  • noun a female graduate

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

  • noun a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university)

Etymologies

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

[Latin, feminine of alumnus, pupil; see alumnus.]

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From Latin alumna.

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