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British Dictionary definitions for onymous

onymous

adjective
  1. (of a book) bearing its author's name
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Word Origin

C18: back formation from anonymous
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Word Origin and History for onymous

adj.

1775, coined to provide an opposite to anonymous. Related: Onymously.

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