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proprietary name

[pruh-prahy-i-ter-ee neym] /prəˈpraɪ ɪˌtɛr i ˈneɪm/
noun
1.
a name of a product or service that is protected by a patent, copyright, or trademark and cannot be used by another party for commercial purposes without permission of the registered owner or licensee.
Origin of proprietary name
1895-1900
First recorded in 1895-1900
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proprietary name

noun
1.
a name that is a trademark
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Contemporary definitions for proprietary name
noun

a seasoned salt-cured unsmoked Italian ham with dense reddish-brown flesh; also called Parma ham , prosciutto cotto , [prosciutto crudo]

Word Origin

Italian 'ham'

Usage Note

cooking

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proprietary name in Medicine

proprietary name n.
The patented brand name or trademark under which a manufacturer markets a product.

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