- Grammar. pertaining to, resembling, derived from, or containing a pronoun: “My” in “my book” is a pronominal adjective. “There” is a pronominal adverb.
- Heraldry. noting the coat of arms on a quartered escutcheon: customarily occupying the first quarter and being the original coat of arms of the paternal line.
- Grammar. a pronominal word.
Origin of pronominal
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- relating to or playing the part of a pronoun
C17: from Late Latin prōnōminālis, from prōnōmen a pronoun