onomastic

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adjective on·o·mas·tic \ˌä-nə-ˈma-stik\

Definition of onomastic

  1. :  of, relating to, or consisting of a name or names

onomastically

play \ˌä-nə-ˈma-sti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of onomastic

Greek onomastikos, from onomazein to name, from onoma name — more at name

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