/ ˈplʊərəl; NAmE ˈplʊrəl/ noun , adjective
( grammar ) ( abbr. pl. ) a form of a noun or verb that refers to more than one person or thing :
The plural of 'child' is 'children'.
The verb should be in the plural .
( grammar ) ( abbr. pl. ) connected with or having the plural form :
Most plural nouns in English end in 's'.
relating to more than one :
a plural society (= one with more than one racial , religious, etc. group)
late Middle English : from Old French plurel or Latin pluralis , from plus , plur- more.