no·​mi·​na·​tum | \ ˌnäməˈnātəm \
plural nominata\ -​tə \

Definition of nominatum

: the thing that is named by a sign, word, or linguistic expression the nominatum of a proper name is the object itself which is designated thereby— Herbert Feigl & W. S. Sellars — compare designatum

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History and Etymology for nominatum

Latin, neuter of nominatus, past participle of nominare to name

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“Nominatum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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