polyonymy

noun

poly·​on·​y·​my
plural -es
: plurality of names : the use of various names for one thing

Word History

Etymology

Greek polyōnymia, from poly- + -ōnymia (from onoma name + -ia -y)

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“Polyonymy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polyonymy. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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