gentilic

adjective
gen·​til·​ic | \ (ˈ)jen‧¦tilik \

Definition of gentilic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

2 : of or relating to a noun or adjective that denotes ethnic or national affiliation

gentilic

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of gentilic (Entry 2 of 2)

: a name with gentilic value

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History and Etymology for gentilic

Adjective

Latin gentilis + English -ic

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“Gentilic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gentilic. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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