Definition of plural noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈplʊərəl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈplʊrəl//
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(grammar) (abbreviation pl.) a form of a noun or verb that refers to more than one person or thing The plural of ‘child’ is ‘children’. The verb should be in the plural. compare singular See related entries: Grammar Word Originlate Middle English: from Old French plurel or Latin pluralis, from plus, plur- ‘more’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: plural

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