: one that determines: as
a : gene
b : a word (as an article, possessive, demonstrative, or quantifier) that makes specific the denotation of a noun phrase
First Known Use of DETERMINER
de·ter·min·er noun \-ˈtərm-(ə-)nər\ (Medical Dictionary)
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