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  • adj. gregarious; belonging to the herd or common sort

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Gregarious; belonging to the herd or common sort; common.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to a herd; gregarious; specifically, belonging to the herd or common sort; ordinary.


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  • (adjective) - (1) Of the common sort; ordinary; related to gregarius belonging to a herd.

    --William Grimshaw's Ladies' Lexicon and Parlour Companion, 1854

    (2) Of a soldier, common, a private. Gregarianism, the practice of collecting in flocks or companies.

    --Sir James Murray's New English Dictionary, 1901

    January 21, 2018