full grade

noun

Definition of full grade

linguistics
: the basic ablaut grade of an Indo-European root usually filled by the vowel e and constituting the citation form of the root

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First Known Use of full grade

1901, in the meaning defined above

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“Full grade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/full%20grade. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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