Meaning of appellative
Pronunciation: (u-pel'u-tiv), [key]
- a descriptive name or designation, as Bald in Charles the Bald.
- a common noun.
- designative; descriptive.
- tending toward or serving for the assigning of names: the appellative function of some primitive rites.
- pertaining to a common noun.
- appellative (Thesaurus)