denominative

adjective
de·​nom·​i·​na·​tive | \ di-ˈnä-mə-nə-tiv How to pronounce denominative (audio) \

Definition of denominative

: derived from a noun or adjective

Other Words from denominative

denominative noun

First Known Use of denominative

circa 1783, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for denominative

Latin de from + nomin-, nomen name

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The first known use of denominative was circa 1783

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“Denominative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/denominative. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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