onomasticon

noun on·o·mas·ti·con \ˌänəˈmastə̇ˌkän, -kən\

Definition of onomasticon

plural

-s

  1. 1a :  a collection or listing of words especially in a specialized field (as science or commerce) b :  a work containing such a collection or listing :  wordbook, lexicon

  2. 2a :  a collection or listing of proper names of persons or places usually with etymologies b :  a work containing such a collection or listing

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Origin and Etymology of onomasticon

New Latin, from Greek onomastikon, from neuter of onomastikos onomastic


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