singulative

[sing-gyuh-luh-tiv]

noun

a grammatical form or construction that expresses a singular entity or indicates that an individual is singled out from a group, especially as opposed to a collective noun, as snowflake as opposed to snow.

adjective

noting or pertaining to such a form or construction.

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