-onymy

noun combining form -on·y·my \ˈänəmē, -mi\

Definition of -onymy

plural

-es

  1. 1 :  kind of name or word :  kind or set of names or words hydronymy

  2. 2 :  study of a (specified) kind of names or words anthroponymy

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Origin and Etymology of -onymy

Latin -onymia, from Greek -ōnymia, from -ōnymos (as in homōnymos) + -ia -y


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