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eponymous

adjective epon·y·mous \i-ˈpä-nə-məs, e-\

Definition of EPONYMOUS

:  of, relating to, or being the person or thing for whom or which something is named :  of, relating to, or being an eponym

Examples of EPONYMOUS

  1. Cool Britannia, which goes back to Ben and Jerry's eponymous ice cream in Spring 1996, met its sell-by-date within weeks … —Harold Perkin, Times Literary Supplement, 18 Dec. 1998

Origin of EPONYMOUS

(see eponym)
First Known Use: 1846
Medical Dictionary

eponymous

adjective epon·y·mous \i-ˈpän-ə-məs, e-\

Medical Definition of EPONYMOUS

:  of, relating to, or named after an eponym <those eponymous genetic conditions…such as…Friedreich's ataxia—R. O. Brady>

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