noun metro·nym·ic \ˌmē‧trəˈnimik, ˌme‧-\

Definition of metronymic



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Origin and Etymology of metronymic

Middle Greek mētrōnymikos, adjective, named after one's mother, from Greek mētr-, mētēr mother + onyma, onoma name + -ikos -ic — more at mother, name

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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