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paronymous

[puh-ron-uh-muh s] /pəˈrɒn ə məs/
adjective, Grammar.
1.
containing the same root or stem, as the words wise and wisdom.
Origin of paronymous
1655-1665
From the Greek word parṓnymos, dating back to 1655-65. See paronym, -ous
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