- plu|ral1 [ˈpluərəl US ˈplur-] na form of a word that shows you are talking about more than one thing, person etc. For example, 'dogs' is the plural of 'dog'in the plural▪ 'Sheep' remains the same in the plural.plural of▪ What's the plural of 'mouse'?plural 2plural2 adj[Date: 1300-1400; : Old French; Origin: plurel, from Latin pluralis, from plus; PLUS1]1.) a plural word or form shows you are talking about more than one thing, person etc. For example 'we' is a plural ↑pronoun2.) formal a plural society, system, or culture is one with people from many different religions, races etc▪ Britain has developed into a plural society.
Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.