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  • n. Plural form of alumnus; indicates both males and females, or males only.
  • n. An individual alumnus or alumna.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Plural of alumnus.


From Latin alumni. (Wiktionary)



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  • Please use this word correctly! This is the male plural form. Alumnus is singular masculine, alumna feminine singular. Plural endings: alumni, masculine or mixed male and female, and alumnae, for female graduates. -us is masculine; -a is feminine; -i is masculine or mixed gender plural.

    August 20, 2008