Definition of Polyonym

1. n. An object which has a variety of names.



Definition of Polyonym

1. Noun. An object that has a variety of names. ¹

2. Noun. A polynomial name or term. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Polyonym

1. a name consisting of several words [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polyonym

polyoma virus
polyomas
polyomavirus
polyomavirus hominis 1
polyomavirus hominis 2
polyomavirus macacae
polyomaviruses
polyomino
polyominoes
polyommatous
polyonchosis
polyoncosis
polyonomous
polyonomy
polyonychia
polyonym (current term)
polyonymies
polyonymous
polyonyms
polyonymy
polyopia
polyopias
polyopsia
polyoptrum
polyorama
polyoramas
polyorchid
polyornithine
polyose

Literary usage of Polyonym

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1. Biological Lectures Delivered at the Marine Biological Laboratory of Wood's (1898)
"polyonym.—A name consisting of more than one word; eg, fissura centralis ... This use of the word polyonym is analogous to that of polyandry, polygamy, etc. ..."

2. Journal by Australian Ex Libris Society (1890)
"He was, as men of high birth used to be in the epoch to which the monument belongs, a polyonym, combining in his the names of some other illustrious ..."

3. Putnam's Word Book: A Practical Aid in Expressing Ideas Through the Use of by Louis Andrew Flemming (1919)
"... trio- nym, polyonym, diminutive; repute, fame, renown, reputation. Associated words: nominal, nominally, titular, titulary, ..."

4. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1890)
"... by L. Post Cerebral ; the С is a capital, but between it and the Post is neither hyphen nor period. The complete series of steps from a polyonym to a ..."

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