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Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 15th century a pronoun that derives from a personal pronoun and denotes possession and analogous relationships

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Possessive Pos*sess"ive, a. [L. possessivus: cf. F. possessif.] Of or pertaining to possession; having or indicating possession. Possessive case (Eng. Gram.), the genitive case; the case of nouns and pronouns which expresses ownership, origin, or some possessive relation of one thing to another; as, Homer's admirers; the pear's flavor; the dog's faithfulness. Possessive pronoun, a pronoun denoting ownership; as, his name; her home; my book.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(possessive pronouns) A possessive pronoun is a pronoun such as 'mine', 'yours', or 'theirs' which is used to refer to the thing of a particular kind that belongs to someone, as in 'Can I borrow your pen? I've lost mine.' N-COUNT



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