Noun modifier

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A noun modifier, noun adjunct or attributive noun is a noun that is used as a modifier on another noun.[1]

For example, in the phrase "tomato soup", tomato is a noun modifier that modifies the head soup.

Note that the modifier is usually singular, even if the word is usually plural, e.g. trouser in "trouser leg".

This results in a compound noun, which may be compounded into one word, hyphenated, or spelt as two (or more) words.

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