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appellative-noun
1. a descriptive name or designation, as Bald in Charles the Bald.
2. a common noun.
–adjective
3. designative; descriptive.
4. tending toward or serving for the assigning of names: the appellative function of some primitive rites.
5. pertaining to a common noun.

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