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appellative

Appellative is a 11 letter word which starts with the letter A and ends with the letter E for which we found 4 definitions.

Definition
(a.) Pertaining to a common name; serving as a distinctive denomination; denominative; naming.
(a.) Common as opposed to proper; denominative of a class.
(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.
(n.) An appellation or title; a descriptive name.

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