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denominative

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

Definition of DENOMINATIVE

:  derived from a noun or adjective
denominative noun
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Origin of DENOMINATIVE

Latin de from + nomin-, nomen name
First Known Use: circa 1783

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