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relative pronoun

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noun
  1. one of the pronouns who, whom, which, what, their compounds with -ever or -soever, or that used as the subordinating word to introduce a subordinate clause, especially such a pronoun referring to an antecedent.
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Origin of relative pronoun

First recorded in 1520–30

Usage note

See who.
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