gerundive
Definition - An adjective that has been formed from a gerund.

Example -
The working in the phrase working mother.

Etymology -
The word derives from the Old Latin gerundum, to be carried out (from Latin gerere, to bear or carry).

Oxford English Dictionary -
Its first citation is from 1706:
"Gerundive (in Grammar) an Adjective made of a Gerund."
(in Phillips, The New World of Words (ed. Kersey))



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