isonym


isonym
word having the same derivation or form as another

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • isonym — one of two or more names based on the same nomenclatural type …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • isonym — n. [Gr. isos, equal; onyma, name] The new name of a species, or higher classification being based upon the older name or basinym …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • isonym — noun paronym …   Wiktionary

  • isonym —   n. word of same derivation or form as another; cognate word.    ♦ isonymic, a.    ♦ isonymy, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • -onym — The suffix onym, in English and other languages, means word, name, and words ending in onym refer to a specified kind of name or word, most of which are classical compounds. For example, an acronym is a word formed from the initial letter or… …   Wikipedia

  • Engelhardia — Taxobox name = Engelhardia regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Fagales familia = Juglandaceae genus = Engelhardia subdivision ranks = Species subdivision = 7: See text. Engelhardia is a genus of seven species… …   Wikipedia

  • basinym — n. [Gr. basis, base; onyma, name] The name upon which new names of species or higher classifications has been based; see isonym …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Names for Names — When my brother and I were little, our parents used to joke that if one of us had been a girl, they could have named us Chris and Alice, so that we would be Chris and Alice Chrisomalis . Fortunately for all concerned, they did not do so, because… …   Phrontistery dictionary


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