poecilonym

synonym

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • poecilonym — noun A word that means the same thing as another. 7. This is also a type of poecilonym or hybrid word; cf. such a word as “aeneolithic” (=chalcolithic) in English. Syn: synonym Ant: antonym, opposite …   Wiktionary

  • synonym — noun /ˈsɪnənɪm/ a) A word or phrase with a meaning that is the same as, or very similar to, another word or phrase. Happy is a synonym of glad . b) Any of the formal names for the taxon, including the valid name (i.e. the senior synonym). Syn …   Wiktionary

  • 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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