Etymology
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plural (adj.)

late 14c., originally in grammar (distinguished from singular), "containing or consisting of more than one," from Old French plurel "more than one" (12c., Modern French pluriel) and directly from Latin pluralis "of or belonging to more than one," from plus (genitive pluris) "more" (see plus). The noun meaning "a plural number" is from late 14c.

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Definitions of plural
1
plural (adj.)
composed of more than one member, set, or kind;
plural (adj.)
grammatical number category referring to two or more items or units;
2
plural (n.)
the form of a word that is used to denote more than one;
Synonyms: plural form
From wordnet.princeton.edu