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Origin of appellative
OTHER WORDS FROM appellativeap·pel·la·tive·ly, adverbap·pel·la·tive·ness, noun
Words nearby appellative
Example sentences from the Web for appellative
In the curious case of Elle Fanning, however, the appellative is entirely deserved.Elle Fanning on ‘Ginger & Rosa,’ Her Fashion Sense, Crush on Ryan Gosling, and More|Marlow Stern|March 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Hence appellative words bearing any affinity with the names of the deceased are presently abolished.The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies|Robert Gordon Latham
We shall add, at the end, the appellative names contained in the laws, with their original and explication.The Life of the Truly Eminent and Learned Hugo Grotius|Jean Lvesque de Burigny
We must remember that nearly all Grecian proper names had some meaning: being compounds or derivatives from appellative nouns.
The schoolmaster's surname led him as far into dissertation as his Christian appellative.Kenilworth|Sir Walter Scott
But to make an application of the latter appellative at this time, would operate as an invitation to be knocked down.The Olden Time Series, Vol. 6: Literary Curiosities|Henry M. Brooks