appellative appellative

Definition(s):

  1. (n) identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others
  2. (adj) pertaining to or dealing with or used as a common noun
  3. (adj) inclined to or serving for the giving of names

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  • The name comes from the appellative that was usually applied to Wilhemina ("Mina") Drucker, a Dutch 19th century suffragette.
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