adnoun

adnoun

[ad-noun]
noun Grammar.
an adjective used as a noun, as meek in Blessed are the meek; absolute adjective.

Origin:
1745–55; ad(jective) + noun

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adnoun (ˈædnaʊn)
 
n
an adjective used as a noun; absolute adjective
 
[C18: from Latin ad to + noun, formed on the model of adverb]

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