ty·​po·​nym | \ ˈtīpəˌnim sometimes ˈtip-\
plural -s

Definition of typonym

1 : a taxonomic name based on an indication of a type specimen or type species rather than on a description or diagnosis
2 : a rejected isogenotypic name

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Other Words from typonym

typonymal \ (ˈ)tī¦pänəməl sometimes tə̇ˈp-​ \ or typonymic \ ¦tīpə¦nimik sometimes ¦tip-​ \ or typonymous \ (ˈ)tī¦pänəməs sometimes tə̇p-​ \ adjective

History and Etymology for typonym

typ- + -onym

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