Is there any term for the letter 's' that changes the nouns from singular to plural?

Boy - Boys

I want the term for that 's'.

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    Some people call it a plural marker. Of course, it's not the only one in English.
    – user20792
    Nov 6 '15 at 1:22
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    You can call it plural-s or plural ending.
    – rogermue
    Nov 6 '15 at 1:30

It's the regular plural suffix, -(e)s.


To quote the beginning of the fifth paragraph of the article Plural:

The English plural marker is represented in writing as -s,...

The quoted source is just one of many and you can do an internet search for "plural marker" to find others.

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