word class

noun

: a linguistic form class whose members are words
especially : part of speech

Word History

First Known Use

1882, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of word class was in 1882

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Cite this Entry

“Word class.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/word%20class. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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