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plurale tantum

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From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] plurale tantum (plural as such, plural only).

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Noun

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plurale tantum

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  1. (grammar) A noun (in any specific sense) that has no singular form, such as scissors (in most usage).
    Roger wasn’t sure whether “jeans” was a true plurale tantum, since the word “jean” exists and describes a type of cloth.

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