count noun

noun

: a noun (such as bean or sheet) that forms a plural and is used with a numeral, with words such as many or few, or with the indefinite article a or an compare mass noun

Word History

First Known Use

1952, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of count noun was in 1952

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“Count noun.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/count%20noun. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

count noun

noun
: a noun (as bean or sheet) that forms a plural and that can be used with a numeral, with words such as many or few, or with the indefinite article a or an

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