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nomen

play
noun, no·men \ˈnō-mən\

Definition of nomen

plural nomina play \ˈnä-mə-nə, ˈnō-\

  1. :  the second of the three usual names of an ancient Roman male — compare cognomen, praenomen



Origin of nomen

Latin nomin-, nomen name — more at name


First Known Use: circa 1890

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