For an individual graduate, an alumnus is a single male, an alumna is a single female, and an alum is the gender neutral term. For the plurals, alumni refers to multiple male or gender neutral graduates, alumnae is for multiple female grads, and alums is the gender neutral plural.What is singular of alumni?
Alumnus is a graduate or former student of a particular school, college, or university. Alumni is the plural form of alumnus. The singular and plural forms of alumnus are often misused.What is the single male version of the word Alumni?
A lone male graduate is called an alumnus. Alumnus means "foster son," "pupil," or "to nourish" in Latin. The Latin term for a former school is alma mater, meaning "nourishing mother"; therefore, an alumnus can be seen as the foster son (pupil) of the nourishing mother (the school).