1577, in the meaning defined above
Latin, from Greek, from paronomazein to call with a slight change of name, from para- + onoma name — more at name
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“Paronomasia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paronomasia. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.
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