pronominal: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (prō-nom'u-nl), [key]
— adj.
  1. pertaining to, resembling, derived from, or containing a pronoun: “My” in “my book” is a pronominal adjective. “There” is a pronominal adverb.
  2. 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.
  1. a pronominal word.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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