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pro•nom•i•nal



Pronunciation: (prō-nom'u-nl), [key]
adj.
1. Gram.pertaining to, resembling, derived from, or containing a pronoun: “My” in “my book” is a pronominal adjective. “There” is a pronominal adverb.
2. Heraldry.noting the coat of arms on a quartered escutcheon: customarily occupying the first quarter and being the original coat of arms of the paternal line.

n.
Gram.a pronominal word.

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