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 History of this Word

"plural" is from "plrlis" (more) spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.

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grammar is modifier

"plural" is a type of grammar

Definition

Indicates more than one in number. Used for a word form connected with more than one item. Often, "s" or "es" is added to a word to create the plural form of the word.

Examples of how the word is used

plural illustration The plural form of most nouns is created simply by adding the letter s.
plural illustration The plural of "man" is "men".