heteronymous

adjective het·er·on·y·mous \¦hetə¦ränəməs\

Definition of heteronymous

  1. :  having different designations parent and child are heteronymous relatives —opposed to homonymous

heteronymously

adverb

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Origin and Etymology of heteronymous

Late Greek heterōnymos, from Greek hetero- heter- + onyma, onoma name — more at name


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