appellatively

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an appellative manner; in grammar, according to the manner of appellative nouns; in a manner to express whole classes or species: as, the name Hercules is sometimes used appellatively, that is, as a common name to signify a strong man.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb After the manner of nouns appellative; in a manner to express whole classes or species.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb grammar After the manner of appellative nouns; so as to express whole classes or species.

Etymologies

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appellative +‎ -ly

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