Other Word Forms of Appellative
Origin of Appellative
Middle English common (noun) from Old French appelatif from Late Latin appelātīvus from Latin appellātus past participle of appellāre to call upon, entreat appeal
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From the Late Latin appellātīvus, from the stem appella- "to call", with the adjectival suffix -ive.
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