from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A conjunction that connects two identically constructed or syntactically equal grammatical elements, such as or in They don't know whether they're coming or going.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A conjunction that joins two grammatical elements of the same status or construction.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the coordination by conjunction of linguistic units of the same status
- n. a conjunction (like `and' or `or') that connects two identically constructed grammatical constituents