denominative

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

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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