reciprocal pronoun


: a pronoun (such as each other) used when its referents are predicated to bear the same relationship to one another

Word History

First Known Use

1755, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of reciprocal pronoun was in 1755

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Cite this Entry

“Reciprocal pronoun.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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