plural nominata
: 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 therebyHerbert Feigl & W. S. Sellars
compare designatum

Word History


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

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“Nominatum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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