Definitions of appellative
a. - Pertaining to a common name; serving as a distinctive denomination; denominative; naming. 2
a. - Common, as opposed to proper; denominative of a class. 2
n. - A common name, in distinction from a proper name. A common name, or appellative, stands for a whole class, genus, or species of beings, or for universal ideas. Thus, tree is the name of all plants of a particular class; plant and vegetable are names of things that grow out of the earth. A proper name, on the other hand, stands for a single thing; as, Rome, Washington, Lake Erie. 2
n. - An appellation or title; a descriptive name. 2
The word "appellative" uses 11 letters: A A E E I L L P P T V.
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