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Date: 1400-1500
Origin: pro- + noun, on the model of Latin pronomen 'pronoun', from nomen 'name'

pronoun

noun
     
Related topics: Grammar
pro‧noun [countable]
SLG a word that is used instead of a noun or noun phrase, such as 'he' instead of 'Peter' or 'the man'

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