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
typonymal\(ˈ)tī¦pänəməl sometimes tə̇ˈp-\ or
typonymic\¦tīpə¦nimik sometimes ¦tip-\ or
typonymous\(ˈ)tī¦pänəməs sometimes tə̇p-\ adjective
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Origin and Etymology of typonym
typ- + -onym
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