nomen

noun

no·​men ˈnō-mən How to pronounce nomen (audio)
plural nomina ˈnä-mə-nə How to pronounce nomen (audio)
ˈnō-
: the second of the three usual names of an ancient Roman compare cognomen, praenomen

Word History

Etymology

Latin nomin-, nomen name — more at name

First Known Use

1680, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nomen was in 1680

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“Nomen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nomen. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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