reciprocal pronoun

noun

Definition of reciprocal pronoun

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

First Known Use of reciprocal pronoun

1755, in the meaning defined above

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“Reciprocal pronoun.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reciprocal%20pronoun. Accessed 16 Jul. 2020.

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