appellative :

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  • n  identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others
  • a  pertaining to or dealing with or used as a common noun
  • s  inclined to or serving for the giving of names
    the appellative faculty of children
    the appellative function of some primitive rites

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

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