an assumed or false name.
an anonymous person or publication.

Origin of anonym

1805–15; < French anonyme < Greek anṓnymos anonymous Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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a less common word for pseudonym
an anonymous person or publication
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Word Origin and History for anonym

1812, "nameless person," from French anonyme, from Latin anonymus, from Greek anonymos "without a name" (see anonymous). Meaning "fictitious name" is recorded from 1866.

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