deverbal

adjective
de·​verb·​al | \(ˌ)dē-ˈvər-bəl \

Definition of deverbal 

1 : derived from a verb the deverbal noun developer is derived from develop

2 : used in derivation from a verb the deverbal suffix -er in developer

First Known Use of deverbal

1943, in the meaning defined above

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Dictionary Entries near deverbal

developpé

devels

Deventer

deverbal

deverbative

De Vere

Devereux

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