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denominative

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adjective de·nom·i·na·tive \di-ˈnä-mə-nə-tiv\

Definition of denominative

  1. :  derived from a noun or adjective

denominative

noun


Origin and Etymology of denominative

Latin de from + nomin-, nomen name


First Known Use: circa 1783


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