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innominate

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adjective in·nom·i·nate \i-ˈnä-mə-nət\

Definition of innominate

  1. :  having no name :  unnamed; also :  anonymous



Examples of innominate in a sentence

  1. <those innominate artisans and artists who built and decorated the great medieval cathedrals of Europe>



Origin and Etymology of innominate

Late Latin innominatus, from Latin in- + nominatus, past participle of nominare to nominate


First Known Use: 1638


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innominate

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adjective, in·nom·i·nate \in-ˈnä-mə-nət\

Legal Definition of innominate

  1. :  having no special name or designation — compare nominate




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