Any of a class of words naming or denoting a person, thing, place, action, quality, etc. (Ex.: woman, water, New York, talking, beauty)
Webster's New World
Any of the words belonging to this part of speech, such as neighbor, window, happiness, or negotiation.
To convert a word to a noun.
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Origin of Noun
Middle English name, noun from Anglo-Norman from Latin nōmen (translation of Greek onoma name, noun) nō̆-men- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Anglo-Norman noun, non, nom, from Latin nōmen (“name").
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