proper nounnoun [ C ]uk /ˈprɒp.ə ˌnaʊn/ us /ˈprɑː.pɚ ˌnaʊn/ specialized
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(Definition of “proper noun” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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a piece of light crescent-shaped pastry, usually eaten in the morning