anonymuncule

noun
anon·​y·​mun·​cule | \ əˌnänəˈməŋ‧ˌkyül \
plural -s

Definition of anonymuncule

: an insignificant anonymous writer

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First Known Use of anonymuncule

1859, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anonymuncule

blend of anonymous and homuncule “homuncle”, from Latin homunculus

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“Anonymuncule.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anonymuncule. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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