Pronunciation: (ploor'ul), [key]
1. consisting of, containing, or pertaining to more than one.
2. pertaining to or involving a plurality of persons or things.
3. being one of such a plurality.
4. Gram.noting or pertaining to a member of the category of number, found in many languages, indicating that a word has more than one referent, as in English men, or more than two referents, as in Old English ge, meaning “you.”

n. Gram.
1. the plural number.
2. a form in the plural.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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