primary derivative

noun

Definition of primary derivative

: a word (such as telegram) whose immediate constituents are bound forms

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First Known Use of primary derivative

1886, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of primary derivative was in 1886

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“Primary derivative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/primary%20derivative. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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