substantival

adjective
sub·​stan·​ti·​val | \ˌsəb-stən-ˈtī-vəl \

Definition of substantival 

: of, relating to, or serving as a substantive

Other Words from substantival

substantivally \ ˌsəb-​stən-​ˈtī-​və-​lē \ adverb

First Known Use of substantival

1796, in the meaning defined above

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