allonym

noun al·lo·nym \ˈaləˌnim\

Definition of allonym

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a name that is assumed by an author but that actually belongs to another person

  2. 2 :  a work published under the name of a person other than the author

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Origin and Etymology of allonym

French allonyme, from all- + -onyme -onym


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