Meaning of aegrotat

ae•gro•tat

Pronunciation: (ē'grō-tat", ē-grō'tat), [key]
— n. Brit.
  1. an unclassified degree granted a university student who has fulfilled all requirements for graduation but was prevented by illness from attending the final examinations.
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