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allonym

[ al-uh-nim ]
/ ˈæl ə nɪm /
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noun
the name of another person taken by an author as a pen name.Compare pseudonym.
a work published under a name that is not that of the author.
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Origin of allonym

1865–70; all- + -onym; cf. pseudonym

OTHER WORDS FROM allonym

al·lon·y·mous [uh-lon-uh-muhs], /əˈlɒn ə məs/, adjectiveal·lon·y·mous·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for allonym

allonym
/ (ˈælənɪm) /

noun
a name, often one of historical significance or that of another person, assumed by a person, esp an author
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