The definition of a noun is a part of speech that names a person, place, thing, action or quality.(noun)
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Origin: ME nowne < OFr noun, nom < L nomen, name
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noun Abbr. n.
Origin: Middle English, name, noun
Origin: , from Anglo-Norman
Origin: , from Latin nōmen (translation of Greek onoma, name, noun); see nō̆-men- in Indo-European roots.
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