Definition of appellative in English:
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A common noun, such as ‘doctor’, ‘mother’, or ‘sir’, used as a vocative.
- The number following each proper name indicates the number of appellatives assigned to that person.
- The number of appearances of the rest of the 260 terrain-related appellatives has not been counted.
- There are some thirteen appellatives in this section of his epistle, and all are true of every saint of God.
Definition of appellative in:
- US English dictionary
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