Word of the Day: Appellation

Appellation

Say It: /span>lā-shən\

Part of Speech: noun

Definition (as defined by Merriam-Webster): a name or title.

Used in a Sentence (aka How I Found It): “All the students enrolled there referred to it as ‘Climp’, as though the proper appellation was just, like, sooo beside the point.” U is for Undertow by Sue Grafton

Origin: Middle English, old French, and Latin; first used in 15th century

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