hyponym

noun hy·po·nym

Definition of hyponym

plural

-s

  1. :  nomen nudum; specifically :  a generic name not based on a recognizable species

hyponymic

adjective

hyponymous

\(ˈ)hī¦pänəməs, hə̇ˈp-\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of hyponym

hypo- + -onym


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