pronominal[prō näm′i nəl]
pronominal definition by Webster's New World
Gram. of, or having the function of, a pronoun: the pronominal adjective “our”
Origin: Late Latin pronominalis ; from Classical Latin pronomen, pronoun
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- pronominally adverb
pronominal definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Of, relating to, or functioning as a pronoun.
- Resembling a pronoun, as by specifying a person, place, or thing, while functioning primarily as another part of speech. His in his choice is a pronominal adjective.
Origin: Late Latin prōnōminālis, from Latin prōnōmen, prōnōmin-, pronoun; see pronoun.
- pro·nomˈi·nal·ly adverb