Definitions for verbal noun
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a noun derived from a verb, esp. by a regular process, as the -ing form in
Smoking is forbidden.
Origin of verbal noun:
verbal noun, deverbal noun(noun)
a noun that is derived from a verb
A noun that is morphologically related to a verb and similar to it in meaning; in English, this might be a gerund (ending in -ing), infinitive, or other noun derived from a verb.