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appellative

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a word or combination of words by which a person or thing is regularly known
  • the brochure had advertised a sandy beach, but we didn't see anything that remotely merited that appellative

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The first known use of appellative was in the 15th century

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“Appellative.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/appellative. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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